[SA12401] Smart Guest Book Database Content Disclosure Security Issue

2004-08-30T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:6694
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2004-08-30T00:00:00

Description

TITLE: Smart Guest Book Database Content Disclosure Security Issue

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA12401

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/12401/

CRITICAL: Moderately critical

IMPACT: Exposure of sensitive information

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: Smart Guest Book 2.x http://secunia.com/product/3846/

DESCRIPTION: A security issue has been reported in Smart Guest Book, which may allow malicious people to gain knowledge of sensitive information.

The problem is that the database file "SmartGuestBook.mdb" by default is accessible by anyone. This may disclose various information including the administrative username and password by downloading the file from an affected web site.

SOLUTION: Place the database file in a separate database directory and restrict access to it.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: Security .Net Information


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