WorkSimple .php usr.txt information disclosure

worksimple-usr-info-disclosure (47368) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

WorkSimple could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by improper restrictions on the usr.txt file. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by accessing the text file directly to obtain sensitive information such as usernames and passwords.

*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 WorkSimple (1.2.2a or later), available from the WorkSimple Web site. See References.

References:

  • Easton's stuff Web site: WorkSimple 1.2.1 Change Language.
  • BID-32849: WorkSimple Information Disclosure Vulnerability and Remote File Include Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-5765: WorkSimple 1.2.1 stores sensitive information under the web root with insufficient access control, which allows remote attackers to download the database file containing usernames and passwords via a direct request for data/usr.txt.
  • OSVDB ID: 50725: WorkSimple data/usr.txt Direct Request Credentials Disclosure
  • SA33163: WorkSimple File Inclusion and Information Disclosure

Platforms Affected:

  • Easton's Stuff WorkSimple 1.2.1

Reported:

Dec 15, 2008

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