XOOPS '.php' Files Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Published: 2011-09-30 13:58:03
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Summary:
The host is running XOOPS and is prone to information disclosure vulnerability.

Technical Details:
The flaw is due to error in certain '.php' files. A direct request to these files reveals the installation path in an error message.

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow attacker to gain sensitive information.

Affected Versions:
XOOPS version 2.5.0

Recommendations:
No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

Solution Type:
Vendor will not fix

Detection Type:
remote_app

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-3822

References:

https://www.infosecisland.com/alertsview/16802-CVE-2011-3822-xoops.html
http://code.google.com/p/inspathx/source/browse/trunk/paths_vuln/xoops-2.5.0

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
5.0

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