[UNIX] HostAdmin Path Disclosure
From: SecuriTeam (support_at_securiteam.com)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: 13 Aug 2003 10:21:58 +0200
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HostAdmin Path Disclosure
<http://dreamcost.com/?page=hostadmin> HostAdmin is a "hosting automation
application that is both simple to use and install, while remaining robust
and affordable enough for any startup to medium sized business". A
vulnerability in the product allows remote attackers to cause the product
to reveal the true path under which the product is installed.
It's possible to make a malformed http request in HostAdmin and in doing
so trigger an error. The resulting error message will disclose potentially
sensitive installation path information to the remote attacker.
Sending the following:
Will result in something similar to:
Warning: fopen("member_\'.html", "r") - No such file or directory in
/home/virtual/site1/fst/var/www/html/template_2.html on line 91
Sorry, the page you tried to access could not be found on the server
The vendor has been contacted. No patch is available at this time.
The information has been provided by <mailto:G00db0y@eforu.com> G00db0y
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