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News Wizard Path Disclosure







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='





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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