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ZH2003-18SA (security advisory): News Wizard Path Disclosure
From: G00db0y <G00db0y () zone-h org>
Date: 10 Aug 2003 16:05:09 -0000



ZH2003-18SA (security advisory): News Wizard Path Disclosure


Published: 10 august 2003

Released: 10 august 2003

Name: News Wizard

Affected Systems: 2.0

Issue: Remote attackers can know the path of the site

Author: G00db0y () zone-h org

Vendor: http://www.imediasoftware.com/products/newswizard/

Description

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Zone-h Security Team has discovered a flaw in News Wizard v2.0 (and older
versions?) With News Wizard 2can you create, update and delete your news 
articles right from your web browser."



Details

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It's possible to make a malformed http request in News Wizard and in doing 
so 
trigger an error. The resulting error message will disclose potentially 
sensitive 
installation path information to the remote attacker.

Example:

http://www.site.com/path/nw/article.php?id=&apos;


Solution:

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The vendor has been contacted and a patch is not yet produced.


Suggestions:

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Filter all files. 


G00db0y - www.zone-h.org admin

Original advisory here: http://www.zone-h.org/en/advisories/read/id=2862/


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