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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-4861

Original release date: 10/30/2007
Last revised: 11/15/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

SAXON 5.4, with display_errors enabled, allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via (1) a direct request for news.php, (2) an invalid use of a newsid array parameter to admin/edit-item.php, and possibly unspecified vectors related to additional scripts in (3) admin/, (4) rss/, and (5) the root directory of the installation, which reveal the path in various error messages.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

Solution

Vendor patch information can be found at: http://www.quirm.net/page.php?id=38

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External Source: OSVDB
Name: 45330
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3311
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 45331
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 45333
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.netvigilance.com/advisory0053
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.quirm.net/punbb/viewtopic.php?id=129
External Source: XF
Name: saxon-news-edititem-path-disclosure(38138)
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 45334
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 45332
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071029 SAXON version 5.4 Multiple Path Disclosure Vulnerabilities

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  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)