Pritlog filename parameter directory traversal

pritlog-filename-directory-traversal (45551) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Pritlog could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the index.php script containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) in the filename 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 Pritlog (0.41 or later), available from the Pritlog Web page. See References.

References:

  • Pritlog Web page: HomePage.
  • Pritlog Web page: Pritlog - Blogging made simple.
  • BID-31503: Hardkap Pritlog 'filename' Parameter File Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-6012: Directory traversal vulnerability in index.php in Pritlog 0.4 and earlier, when magic_quotes_gpc is disabled, allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the filename parameter in a viewEntry action.
  • OSVDB ID: 48655: Pritlog index.php filename Parameter Traversal Arbitrary File Access
  • SA31915: Pritlog "filename" File Disclosure Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Pritlog Pritlog 0.2
  • Pritlog Pritlog 0.3
  • Pritlog Pritlog 0.4

Reported:

Sep 30, 2008

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