PHP-Nuke index.php path disclosure

phpnuke-index-path-disclosure (8618) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk


PHP-Nuke could reveal the full path to the index.php script. A remote attacker could send a specially-crafted URL request with an invalid argument to index.php to cause an error message to be returned that would contain the full path to the Web root directory.


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No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


Platforms Affected:

  • PHPNuke PHP-Nuke 5.0
  • PHPNuke PHP-Nuke 5.0.1
  • PHPNuke PHP-Nuke 5.1
  • PHPNuke PHP-Nuke 5.2
  • PHPNuke PHP-Nuke 5.2A
  • PHPNuke PHP-Nuke 5.3.1
  • PHPNuke PHP-Nuke 5.4


Mar 20, 2002

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