Article Manager multiple .php scripts path disclosure

article-manager-multi-scripts-path-disclosure (26676) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk


Article Manager from Alstrasoft could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL to the userarticles.php script using the 'aut_id' parameter, to the mrarticles.php script using the 'action' parameter or to the admin.php script to cause an error message to be returned containing the full installation path.


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No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • Article Manager Web site: AlstraSoft - The Leading Business Software Provider. Start Your Own Turnkey Web Sites With AlstraSoft PHP Scripts. Solutions For Autoresponder, Live Support, Social Networking, Affiliate Network, Website Monitoring & Template Selling businesses.
  • BugTraq Mailing List, Mon May 22 2006 - 18:20:22 CDT: Alstrasoft Article Manager Pro v1.6.
  • CVE-2006-2566: Alstrasoft Article Manager Pro 1.6 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via (1) a quote character or possibly an invalid value in the action parameter in a request to mrarticles.php or (2) a login QUERY_STRING to admin.php without any additional parameters, which reveal the path in various error messages.
  • OSVDB ID: 31777: AlstraSoft Article Manager Pro admin.php Information Disclosure
  • OSVDB ID: 31778: AlstraSoft Article Manager Pro mrarticles.php Information Disclosure

Platforms Affected:

  • Alstrasoft Article Manager Pro 1.6


May 22, 2006

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