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Re: Vulnerabilities in Informix Webdriver
From: "Joshua R. Poulson" <jrp () pun org>
Date: Wed, 3 Jan 2001 10:24:18 -0800
Webdriver is the web interface of Informix database,I found it is
vulnerable.In the common condition,webdriver is submitted with a
parameter,but if you type http://victim/cgi-bin/webdriver directly,
It will return a webpage which you can modify or delete database on
The Web DataBlade manuals have a comment about leaving the AppPage
Builder program running on a production database on page 11-4 of the
Version 4.0 Administrator's Guide.
"You should not install AppPage Builder (APB) in a Production
Database, since APB is typically only used during development and
can pose a security risk if present in a production database."
Otherwise, webdriver will make a /tmp/.log file,its attribute is
-rw-rw-rw,we can make a symlink and get the nobody privilege,
although without root privilege,we can deface the website as
The only files created with a .log extension are debug logs. What
version of the web driver are you using?