OCS Inventory NG cvs.php information disclosure

ocsinventory-cvs-info-disclosure (50946) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

OCS Inventory NG could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an error in the cvs.php script. By sending a direct request to the log parameter, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to view 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: 4.4
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of OCS Inventory NG (1.02.1 or later), available from the OCS Inventory Next Generation Web site. See References.

References:

  • OCS Inventory Next Generation Web site: OCS Inventory NG Downloads.
  • CVE-2009-2166: Absolute path traversal vulnerability in cvs.php in OCS Inventory NG before 1.02.1 on Unix allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a full pathname in the log parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 55287: OCS Inventory NG on Unix cvs.php log Parameter Absolute Path Arbitrary File Access

Platforms Affected:

  • OCS Inventory Team OCS Inventory NG 1.01
  • OCS Inventory Team OCS Inventory NG 1.02

Reported:

Jun 03, 2009

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