Arab Portal mod.php directory traversal

arabportal-mod-directory-traversal (46404) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Arab Portal could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the mod.php script containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) in the file parameter to download and view arbitrary files on the system.


Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
Temporal Score: 4.8
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated


Obtain Information


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • Arab Portal Web site: Download Arab Portal v2.0 beta 2.
  • BID-32146: Arab Portal 'file' Parameter Local File Include Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-5787: Directory traversal vulnerability in mod.php in Arab Portal 2.1 on Windows allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the file parameter, in conjunction with a show action.
  • OSVDB ID: 49669: Arab Portal mod.php file Parameter Traversal Arbitrary File Access
  • SA32590: Arab Portal "file" File Disclosure Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Arab Portal Arab Portal 2.1 ar


Nov 06, 2008

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