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Moderately critical

Wordpress Page Flip Image Gallery Plugin "book_id" File Disclosure

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Release Date:  2008-12-23    Last Update:  2009-01-05    Views:  5,904

Secunia Advisory SA33274

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of system information, Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


GoLd_M has discovered a vulnerability in the Page Flip Image Gallery plugin for Wordpress, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information.

Input passed to the "book_id" parameter in books/getConfig.php is not properly verified before being used to read files. This can be exploited to read arbitrary files from local resources via directory traversal attacks.

Successful exploitation requires that "magic_quotes_gpc" is disabled.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 0.2.2. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly verified.

Provided and/or discovered by:
GoLd_M

Original Advisory:
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/7543

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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