pHNews genbackup.php information disclosure
|phnews-genbackup-info-disclosure (48801)||Low Risk|
pHNews could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by improper restrictions on the genbackup.php script. By sending a direct request, a remote attacker could download the backup database and obtain sensitive information.
No remedy available as of May 1, 2013.
- SourceForge.net: pHNews.
- CVE-2009-0866: pHNews Alpha 1 stores sensitive information under the web root with insufficient access control, which allows remote attackers to download a database via a direct request for extra/genbackup.php.
- OSVDB ID: 52569: pHNews extra/genbackup.php Direct Request Database Disclosure
- pHMicroboard pHNews alpha1
Feb 17, 2009
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