fuzzylime (cms) commsrss.php directory traversal

fuzzylimecms-commsrss-directory-traversal (43941) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

fuzzylime (cms), formerly PHP-Update could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the commsrss.php script containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) in the files[] parameter to view arbitrary files on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 4.4
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of fuzzylime (cms) (3.01b or later), available from the fuzzylime (cms) Web site. See References.

References:

  • fuzzylime (cms) Web page: fuzzylime (cms).
  • CVE-2008-6833: Directory traversal vulnerability in commsrss.php in fuzzylime (cms) before 3.01b allows remote attackers to include and execute arbitrary local files via a .. (dot dot) in a files array element for a blogs action, as demonstrated by the files[0] parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 49873: fuzzylime (cms) comssrss.php files[] Parameter Traversal Local File Inclusion
  • SA30930: fuzzylime (cms) Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • fuzzylime fuzzylime (cms) 3.01
  • fuzzylime fuzzylime (cms) 3.01a

Reported:

Jul 07, 2008

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