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Random PHP Quote pwd.txt Password Disclosure

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Release Date:  2007-01-24    Last Update:  2007-01-30    Views:  7,356

Secunia Advisory SA23888

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


ThE TiGeR 100 has reported a security issue in Random PHP Quote, which can be exploited by malicious people to gain knowledge of sensitive information.

The security issue is caused due to improper restrictions on pwd.txt and can be exploited to gain knowledge of the administrator's password.

The security issue is reported in version 1.0. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Restrict web access to the "pwd.txt" file.

Provided and/or discovered by:
ThE TiGeR 100

Deep Links:
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