DokuWiki ajax.php directory traversal

dokuwiki-ajax-dir-traversal (55660) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

DokuWiki could allow a remote attacker to traverse directories on the system. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the ajax.php script containing "dot dot" sequences (/../) in the ns parameter to list 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 DokuWik (2009-12-25b or later), available from the DokuWik Web site. See References.

References:

  • DokuWiki Web site: DokuWiki.
  • Offensive Security Exploit Database [01-14-2010]: dokuwiki 2009-12-25 Multiple Vulnerabilities .
  • BID-37821: DokuWiki File Enumeration Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-0287: Directory traversal vulnerability in the ACL Manager plugin (plugins/acl/ajax.php) in DokuWiki before 2009-12-25b allows remote attackers to list the contents of arbitrary directories via a .. (dot dot) in the ns parameter.
  • DSA-1976: dokuwiki -- several vulnerabilities
  • OSVDB ID: 61709: DokuWiki lib/plugins/acl/ajax.php ns Parameter Traversal Arbitrary Directory Listing
  • SA38183: DokuWiki Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Andreas Gohr DokuWiki 2009-12-25
  • Debian Debian Linux 5.0

Reported:

Jan 14, 2010

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