NukeJokes multiple path disclosure

nukejokes-multiple-path-disclosure (16094) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk


NukeJokes could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request using multiple variables to the modules.php script or the mainfunctions.php script, which would cause the program to return an error message that discloses the full path to NukeJokes.


Obtain Information


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • BugTraq Mailing List, Sat May 08 2004 - 14:22:17 CDT: waraxe-2004-SA#028 - Multiple vulnerabilities in NukeJokes module for PhpNuke.
  • BID-10306: Adam Webb NukeJokes Module For PHP-Nuke Multiple Input Validation Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2004-2009: NukeJokes 1.7 and 2 Beta allows remote attackers to obtain the full path of the server via (1) a direct call to mainfunctions.php, (2) an invalid jokeid parameter in a JokeView function or (3) an invalid cat parameter in a CatView function, which reveals the path in a PHP error message.
  • OSVDB ID: 6011: PHP-Nuke NukeJokes Module Path Disclosure

Platforms Affected:

  • Adam Webb NukeJokes 1.7
  • Adam Webb NukeJokes 2 Beta


May 08, 2004

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