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Re: Multiple Vulnerabilities in paFileDB 3.1
From: Rafael San Miguel Carrasco <smcsoc () yahoo es>
Date: Thu, 09 Dec 2004 21:19:47 +0100

I don't think this issue can be considered a vulnerability in paFileDB.
It's rather about Apache indexing the content of a web directory.
This is a misconfiguration issue in your httpd.conf.
Note that paFileDB is doing things right: it builds secure filenames
(since they cannot be guessed by trial-error in a reasonable amount of

Hope this helps,

Rafael San Miguel Carrasco

>Scenario :
>* admin (dudul) log in to manage the site at
>http://URL/pafiledb/pafiledb.php?action=admin ,then the session is recorded in
>sessions directory
>+ attacker access the directory directly and see the "sessions" (in a same time)
>Exploit: http://URL/pafiledb/sessions/[sessionfile]

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