BugPort sensitive information exposure

bugport-obtain-information (15030) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

BugPort could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. The conf/config.conf file is remotely accessible which could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of BugPort (1.099 or later) available from the BugPort Web page. See References.

References:

  • BugPort Web page: Incogen BugPort Web page.
  • BID-9542: BugPort Unauthorized Configuration File Viewing Vulnerability
  • CVE-2004-2353: BugPort before 1.099 stores its configuration file (conf/config.conf) under the web document root with a file extension that is not normally parsed by web servers, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information.
  • OSVDB ID: 3802: BugPort config.conf Information Disclosure
  • SA10785: BugPort Sensitive Information Exposure

Platforms Affected:

  • INCOGEN BugPort prior to 1.099

Reported:

Jan 30, 2004

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