[ISecAuditors Security Advisories] Multiple Full Path Disclosure Vulnerabilities in TinyWebGallery <= v1.8.9

2013-05-06T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:29352
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2013-05-06T00:00:00

Description

============================================= INTERNET SECURITY AUDITORS ALERT 2013-012 - Original release date: March 19th, 2013 - Last revised: April 6th, 2013 - Discovered by: Manuel Garcia Cardenas - Severity: 5/10 (CVSS Base Score) - CVE-ID: CVE-2013-2631 =============================================

I. VULNERABILITY

Multiple Full Path Disclosure Vulnerabilities in TinyWebGallery <= v1.8.9

II. BACKGROUND

TinyWebGallery (TWG) is a photo album / gallery released under a modified Open Source license GPL. It is a server based gallery script for images which uses Ajax, PHP, XML and the graphic library Gdlib / ImageMagick.

III. DESCRIPTION

This vulnerability could allow a malicious user to view the internal path information of the host due to some files were missing the check the inclusion of libraries.

The error is generated through the parameters "twg_browserx" and "twg_browsery" in the page image.php.

IV. PROOF OF CONCEPT

The attacker can get the full path of the installation of TinyWebGallery browsing to any of this urls:

http://vulnerablesite.com/tw/image.php?fontscale=1&twg_browserx[]=1706&twg_browsery=890&twg_xmlhttp=r

http://vulnerablesite.com/tw/image.php?fontscale=1&twg_browserx=1706&twg_browsery[]=890&twg_xmlhttp=r

The information obtained contains the full path to the files:

Fatal error: Unsupported operand types in /var/www/tw/inc/ajaxserver.inc.php on line 157

V. BUSINESS IMPACT

Full path disclosure vulnerabilities enables an attacker to know the path to the web root. This information can be used in order to launch further attacks.

VI. SYSTEMS AFFECTED

TinyWebGallery <=1.8.9

VII. SOLUTION

Update to version 1.9

VIII. REFERENCES

http://www.tinywebgallery.com http://www.isecauditors.com

IX. CREDITS

This vulnerability has been discovered by Manuel Garcia Cardenas (mgarcia (at) isecauditors (dot) com).

X. REVISION HISTORY

March 19, 2013: Initial release. April 6, 2013: Final release.

XI. DISCLOSURE TIMELINE

March 19, 2013: Vulnerability acquired by Internet Security Auditors (www.isecauditors.com) March 21, 2013: Send to Vendor. March 21, 2013: New version that includes patched code. April 6, 2013: Sent to lists.

XII. LEGAL NOTICES

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