Drupal index.php path disclsoure

drupal-index-path-disclosure (75531) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

Drupal could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information. An attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request to the index.php using q[] parameter to cause an error message to be returned containing the full installation path. An attacker could use this information to launch further attacks against the affected 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 Drupal (7.15 or later), available from the Drupal Web site. See References.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Thu May 10 2012: Drupal 7.14 <= Full Path Disclosure Vulnerability.
  • Drupal Web Site: Drupal - Open Source CMS | drupal.org:.
  • BID-53454: Drupal Core Path Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2012-2922: The request_path function in includes/bootstrap.inc in Drupal 7.14 and earlier allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via the q[] parameter to index.php, which reveals the installation path in an error message.
  • OSVDB ID: 81817: Drupal index.php q[] Parameter Malformed Input Path Disclosure
  • SA49131: Drupal Path Disclosure Weakness

Platforms Affected:

  • Drupal Drupal 7.0
  • Drupal Drupal 7.1
  • Drupal Drupal 7.10
  • Drupal Drupal 7.11
  • Drupal Drupal 7.12
  • Drupal Drupal 7.13
  • Drupal Drupal 7.14
  • Drupal Drupal 7.2
  • Drupal Drupal 7.3
  • Drupal Drupal 7.4
  • Drupal Drupal 7.5
  • Drupal Drupal 7.6
  • Drupal Drupal 7.7
  • Drupal Drupal 7.8
  • Drupal Drupal 7.9

Reported:

May 10, 2012

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