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eFront Enterprise v3.6.10 - File Include Vulnerability
From: "research () vulnerability-lab com" <research () vulnerability-lab com>
Date: Fri, 06 Jan 2012 02:59:08 +0100

Title:
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eFront Enterprise v3.6.10 - File Include Vulnerability


Date:
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2012-01-06


References:
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http://www.vulnerability-lab.com/get_content.php?id=296


VL-ID:
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296


Introduction:
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Tailored with larger organizations in mind, eFront Enterprise offers solutions for the management of companies most 
valued asset - the people. Based on a coherent approach to human capital management which keeps the workforce actively 
engaged, the eFront Enterprise platform offers the means of aligning learning programs with business goals to cultivate 
employee skills and knowledge associated with business performance. eFront Enterprise builds on top of eFront 
Educational.

(Copy of the Vendor Homepage: http://efrontlearning.net/product/efront-enterprise.html)


Abstract:
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A Researcher of the Vulnerability Laboratory Team discovered a remote Directory Traversal vulnerability on the eFronts 
Enterprise CMS v3.6.10


Report-Timeline:
================
2011-10-17:     Vendor Notification
2011-10-17:     Vendor Response/Feedback
2011-11-26:     Vendor Fix/Patch
2011-01-06:     Public or Non-Public Disclosure


Status:
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Published


Affected Products:
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Exploitation-Technique:
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Remote


Severity:
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High


Details:
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A remote Directory Traversal vulnerability is detected on eFronts CMS v.3.6.10! The bug allows an remote attacker to 
request local system files. 
Successful exploitation of the bug can lead to system or dbms compromise.


Vulnerable Module(s):
                                                        [+] Administration, Trainee  & Trainer Section

Vulnerable File(s):
                                                        [+] student.php

Vulnerable Param(s):
                                                        [+] ?ctg=personal&user=trainee&op=files&download=


Picture(s):
                                                        ../1.png


Solution:
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Restrict the requested content & parse the input to patch the issue.

UPDATE: 2011/10/26 v3.6.10 build 12151
URL: http://www.efrontlearning.net/download


Risk:
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The security risk of the Directory Traversal vulnerability is estimated as high(+).


Credits:
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Vulnerability Research Laboratory - Chokri B.A (Meister)


Disclaimer:
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