BlogIt! Blog.mdb information disclosure

blogit-blog-information-disclosure (48075) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

BlogIt! could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by improper restrictions on the Blog.mdb file stored inside the Web root. By sending a direct request, a remote attacker could obtain database credentials and other sensitive information.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 4
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • Katy Whitton Web site: Katy Whitton Web Development .
  • CVE-2009-0336: Katy Whitton BlogIt! stores sensitive information under the web root with insufficient access control, which allows remote attackers to download the database file containing user credentials via a direct request for database/Blog.mdb. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
  • OSVDB ID: 51670: BlogIt! database/Blog.mdb Direct Request Credentials Disclosure
  • SA33572: BlogIt! Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Katy Whitton BlogIt!

Reported:

Jan 16, 2009

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