TITLE: PHP-Blogger Disclosure of Sensitive Information Security Issue
SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA13665
VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/13665/
CRITICAL: Moderately critical
IMPACT: Exposure of sensitive information
WHERE: >From remote
SOFTWARE: PHP-Blogger 1.x http://secunia.com/product/4456/
DESCRIPTION: snilabs has reported a security issue in PHP-Blogger, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information.
The problem is that database files (.db) by default are stored inside the web root and are not correctly protected against being accessed directly on some server configurations. This can e.g. be exploited to disclose the admin password.
NOTE: Systems running Apache with support for .htaccess files are not affected by this issue.
SOLUTION: Configure PHP-Blogger to access database files in a directory outside the web root.
PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: snilabs
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