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Secunia Research: Employee Timeclock Software Backup Information Disclosure
From: Secunia Research <remove-vuln () secunia com>
Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2010 14:00:30 +0100

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                     Secunia Research 10/03/2010

   - Employee Timeclock Software Backup Information Disclosure -

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Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1
Severity.............................................................2
Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3
Description of Vulnerability.........................................4
Solution.............................................................5
Time Table...........................................................6
Credits..............................................................7
References...........................................................8
About Secunia........................................................9
Verification........................................................10

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1) Affected Software 

* Employee Timeclock Software 0.99

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.

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2) Severity 

Rating: Moderately critical
Impact: Exposure of sensitive information
Where:  Remote

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3) Vendor's Description of Software 

"Timeclock-software.net's free software product will be a simple
solution to allow your employees to record their time in one central
location for easy access.".

Product Link:
http://timeclock-software.net/

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4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered security issue in Employee Timeclock
Software, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose
sensitive information.

The database backup functionality stores the database backup with a
semi-predictable file name inside the web root. This can be exploited
to download the backup by guessing the file name.

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5) Solution 

Do not use the database backup functionality and restrict access to
existing backup files.

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6) Time Table 

25/02/2010 - Vendor notified.
04/03/2010 - Vendor notified again.
10/03/2010 - Public disclosure.

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7) Credits 

Discovered by Secunia Research.

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8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned 
CVE-2010-0123 for the vulnerability.

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9) About Secunia

Secunia offers vulnerability management solutions to corporate
customers with verified and reliable vulnerability intelligence
relevant to their specific system configuration:

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Secunia also provides a publicly accessible and comprehensive advisory
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Secunia believes that it is important to support the community and to
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Secunia regularly hires new skilled team members. Check the URL below
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Secunia offers a FREE mailing list called Secunia Security Advisories:

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10) Verification 

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2010-10/

Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/

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