cPanel index.php directory traversal

cpanel-index-directory-traversal (46991) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

cPanel could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the index.php script containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) in the sup3r parameter and appended with a NULL byte character (%00) to traverse directories and read 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: 4.8
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Mon Dec 01 2008 - 19:07:03 CST : Cpanel fantastico Privilege Escalation "ModSec and PHP restriction Bypass".
  • cPanel Web site: cPanel - The Leading Control Panel.
  • BID-32578: Fantastico 'index.php' Local File Include Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-6843: Directory traversal vulnerability in index.php in Fantastico, as used with cPanel 11.x, allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the sup3r parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 55545: Fantastico for cPanel index.php sup3r Parameter Traversal Arbitrary File Access

Platforms Affected:

  • cPanel cPanel 11
  • Cpanel Cpanel 11.16
  • Cpanel Cpanel 11.18
  • Cpanel Cpanel 11.18.1
  • Cpanel Cpanel 11.18.2
  • cPanel cPanel 11.18.3
  • Cpanel Cpanel 11.18.4
  • Cpanel Cpanel 11.19.3
  • Cpanel Cpanel 11.21
  • Cpanel Cpanel 11.21 Beta
  • Cpanel Cpanel 11.22
  • Cpanel Cpanel 11.22.1
  • Cpanel Cpanel 11.22.2
  • Cpanel Cpanel 11.22.3
  • Cpanel Cpanel 11.23.1 Current
  • Cpanel Cpanel 11.23.1 Current
  • Cpanel Cpanel 11.4.19
  • Cpanel Cpanel 11.8.6 Stable
  • Cpanel Cpanel 11.8.6 Stable
  • Netenberg Fantastico DE Luxe

Reported:

Dec 01, 2008

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