CGIScript.net csNews database file and user information disclosure
|cgiscript-csnews-file-disclosure (9332)||Medium Risk|
csNews fails to properly handle double URL encoded characters. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially-crafted URL request for a database file containing double URL encoded characters to bypass file restrictions and view the requested file. This would allow the attacker to obtain sensitive information including usernames and passwords.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Tue Jun 11 2002 - 16:00:51 CDT: CGIscript.net - csNews.cgi - Multiple Vulnerabilities.
- BID-4991: CGIScript.net CSNews Sensitive File Disclosure Vulnerability
- BID-4993: CGIScript.net csNews Double URL Encoding Unauthorized Administrative Access Vulnerability
- CVE-2002-0922: CGIScript.net csNews.cgi allows remote attackers to obtain database files via a direct URL-encoded request to (1) default%2edb or (2) default%2edb.style, or remote authenticated users to perform administrative actions via (3) a database parameter set to default%2edb.
- CGIScript csNews
- CGIScript csNewsPro
Jun 11, 2002
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