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Hiki Session ID Arbitrary File Deletion Security Issue

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Release Date:  2007-06-25    Last Update:  2007-06-27    Views:  9,545

Secunia Advisory SA25764

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Manipulation of data

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A security issue has been reported in Hiki, which can be exploited by malicious people to delete arbitrary files.

The security issue is caused due to an error within the checking of the session ID when a file with the said session ID as a filename is deleted during the logout process. This can be exploited to delete arbitrary files on the system in the context of the application by specifying a specially crafted session ID.

The security issue affects versions 0.8.0 to 0.8.6.


Solution:
Update to version 0.8.7.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported in a JVN repository.

Original Advisory:
JVN:
http://jvn.jp/jp/JVN%2305187780/index.html

Hiki:
http://hikiwiki.org/en/advisory20070624.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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