Acidcat CMS install.asp information disclosure

acidcat-install-info-disclosure (55331) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk


Acidcat CMS could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by the existence of the install.asp script within the Web root. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability via a direct request to obtain configuration information.


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


Obtain Information


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • Acidcat CMS Web site: Acidcat ASP CMS.
  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [01-03-2010]: Acidcat CMS v3.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities .
  • CVE-2010-0976: Acidcat CMS 3.5.x does not prevent access to install.asp after installation finishes, which might allow remote attackers to restart the installation process and have unspecified other impact via requests to install.asp and other install_*.asp scripts. NOTE: the final installation screen states Important: you must now delete all files beginning with install from the root directory.
  • OSVDB ID: 63077: Acidcat CMS install.asp Permission Weakness Installation Process Manipulation

Platforms Affected:

  • Acidcat ASP CMS Acidcat CMS 3.5
  • Acidcat ASP CMS Acidcat CMS 3.5.3


Jan 03, 2010

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