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hyBook Guestbook Script "hyBook.mdb" Database Disclosure Security Issue

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Release Date:  2008-09-30    Last Update:  2009-02-06    Views:  5,447

Secunia Advisory SA32079

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Ghost Hacker has discovered a security issue in hyBook Guestbook Script, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose potentially sensitive information.

The security issue is caused due to the "hyBook.mdb" database being stored with insecure permissions inside the web root. This can be exploited to gain knowledge of potentially sensitive information by downloading the file.


Solution:
Move the database file out of the web root.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Ghost Hacker

Original Advisory:
http://packetstorm.linuxsecurity.com/0809-exploits/hybook-disclose.txt

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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