Critical Path InJoin Directory Server Web administrative interface (iCon) could allow an attacker to view files

injoin-admin-interface-view-files (9054) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Critical Path's InJoin Directory Server could allow a remote attacker to view the contents of arbitrary files on the server. An InJoin administrator can use the Web administrative interface (iCon) to remotely administer the Directory Server or view log files. A remote attacker with a valid administrator username and password could use the Web interface to view arbitrary files on the system by setting the value of the file= parameter in a URL request to the absolute path to any file on the system.


Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Registered customers should contact Critical Path Support for information on obtaining the latest maintenance release of iCon (4.1.4.7 or later). See References.

References:

  • Critical Path Web site: Critical Path Support.
  • Nomad Mobile Research Centre ADVISORY 10May2002: Critical Path inJoin V4.0 Directory Server iCon File Disclosure Vulnerability.
  • BID-4718: Critical Path InJoin Directory Server File Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-0786: iCon administrative web server for Critical Path inJoin Directory Server 4.0 allows authenticated inJoin administrators to read arbitrary files by specifying the target file in the LOG parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 14438: Critical Path inJoin iCon Admin Web Server Arbitrary File Access

Platforms Affected:

  • Critical Path InJoin Directory Server 4.0

Reported:

May 10, 2002

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