Ideal BB Scripting.FileSystemObject information disclosure

idealbb-information-disclosure (26348) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Ideal BB could allow a remote attacker to obtain information. A remote attacker could send a request to the OpenTextFile method of the Scripting.FileSystemObject to view arbitrary files in the Web root.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Ideal BB (1.5.4b or later), available from the Ideal BB Web site. See References.

References:

  • Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Sun May 07 2006 - 23:59:00 CDT: Multiple Vulnerabilities In IdealBB ASP Bulletin Board.
  • Ideal BB Web site: Ideal Science: Bulletin Board Software.
  • BID-17920: IdealBB Multiple Input Validation Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2006-2317: Unspecified vulnerability in Ideal Science Ideal BB 1.5.4a and earlier allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files under the web root via unspecified attack vectors related to the OpenTextFile method in Scripting.FileSystemObject.
  • OSVDB ID: 25455: IdealBB Scripting.FileSystemObject Method Arbitrary File Access
  • SA20035: IdealBB Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Ideal Science Ideal BB.NET 1.3 and prior

Reported:

May 08, 2006

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