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Web Wiz Forums Directory Traversal Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2008-01-24    Last Update:  2008-02-04    Views:  6,445

Secunia Advisory SA28601

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of system information, Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


AmnPardaz Security Research Team has reported some vulnerabilities in Web Wiz Forums, which can be exploited by malicious users and malicious people to disclose potentially sensitive information.

1) Input passed via the "sub" parameter to RTE_file_browser.asp is not properly sanitised before being used to list files. This can be exploited to list the content of arbitrary directories via directory traversal attacks.

2) Input passed via the "sub" parameter to file_browser.asp is not properly sanitised before being used to list files. This can be exploited to list the content of arbitrary directories via directory traversal attacks.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability requires valid user credentials.

The vulnerabilities are reported in version 9.07. Prior versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 9.08.

Provided and/or discovered by:
AmnPardaz Security Research Team

Original Advisory:
http://www.webwizguide.com/webwizforums/kb/release_notes.asp
http://www.bugreport.ir/?/29

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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