Intellisol Xpede insecure expense reports directory permissions

xpede-expense-directory-permissions (8905) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Intellisol Xpede could allow a remote attacker to access other user's reports. In addition, the expense report file names use a fixed string "expenserpt" followed by a 5-character encryption in the name. This allows an attacker to download arbitrary files using a bruteforce attack on the file names.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

No remedy available as of August 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Fri Apr 19 2002 - 10:46:23 CDT: Xpede many vulnerabilities.
  • WorkforceROI Web site: WorkforceROI Corp.
  • BID-4554: WorkforceROI XPede Weak File Protection Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-0582: WorkforceROI Xpede 4.1 stores temporary expense claim reports in a world-readable and indexable /reports/temp directory, which allows remote attackers to read the reports by accessing the directory.
  • CVE-2002-0583: WorkforceROI Xpede 4.1 uses a small random namespace (5 alphanumeric characters) for temporary expense claim reports in the /reports/temp directory, which allows remote attackers to read the reports via a brute force attack.
  • OSVDB ID: 14420: WorkforceROI Xpede temp Directory Permission Weakness Local Report Disclosure
  • OSVDB ID: 14421: WorkforceROI Xpede temp Directory Predictable Expense Report Name

Platforms Affected:

  • WorkforceROI Intellisol Xpede 4.1

Reported:

Apr 19, 2002

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