OpenBB misc.php and member.php path disclosure

openbb-multiple-path-disclosure (26193) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

OpenBB (Open Bulletin Board) could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. A remote attacker could send specially-crafted requests to the misc.php or member.php script using the 'pforums' parameter to cause the system to display the full installation path for OpenBB. This information could be used to launch other, more specific attacks on the vulnerable system.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Iansoft Enterprises OpenBB 1.0.8

Reported:

Apr 28, 2006

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