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Acidcat CMS Information Disclosure Security Issue

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Release Date:  2010-01-04    Last Update:  2010-03-17    Views:  2,458

Secunia Advisory SA38084

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Unpatched

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


LionTurk has discovered a security issue in Acidcat CMS, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information.

The security issue is caused due to improper access restrictions to the "acidcat_3.mdb" database file in the databases directory. This can be exploited to download the database and disclose admin credentials used to access the administration panel.

The security issue is confirmed in version 3.5.3. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Restrict access to the the "acidcat_3.mdb" file in the databases directory.

Provided and/or discovered by:
LionTurk

Original Advisory:
http://packetstormsecurity.org/1001-exploits/acidcatcms-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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