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Andy's PHP Man Page Lookup Directory Traversal Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2004-01-13    Views:  7,965

Secunia Advisory SA10603

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


Cabezon Aurélien has identified a vulnerability in Man Page Lookup, which can be exploited by malicious people to see the content of arbitrary files.

The problem is that the "command" parameter isn't properly verified. This can be exploited by supplying arbitrary path/file names.

Versions released prior to 2nd January 2004 are affected.


Solution:
The version released on 2nd January 2004 isn't vulnerable.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
Cabezon Aurélien

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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