30172 : TikiWiki Multiple Script Empty sort_mode Parameter MySQL Authentication Credential Disclosure
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2006-11-01

Description

<em style='font-weight:bold;'>(Description Provided by <a href="http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=2006-5702" target="_blank">CVE</a>)</em> : Tikiwiki 1.9.5 allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information (MySQL username and password) via an empty sort_mode parameter in (1) tiki-listpages.php, (2) tiki-lastchanges.php, (3) messu-archive.php, (4) messu-mailbox.php, (5) messu-sent.php, (6) tiki-directory_add_site.php, (7) tiki-directory_ranking.php, (8) tiki-directory_search.php, (9) tiki-forums.php, (10) tiki-view_forum.php, (11) tiki-friends.php, (12) tiki-list_blogs.php, (13) tiki-list_faqs.php, (14) tiki-list_trackers.php, (15) tiki-list_users.php, (16) tiki-my_tiki.php, (17) tiki-notepad_list.php, (18) tiki-orphan_pages.php, (19) tiki-shoutbox.php, (20) tiki-usermenu.php, and (21) tiki-webmail_contacts.php, which reveal the information in certain database error messages.

Classification

Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.9.6 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Unknown or Incomplete

References

Tools & Filters

23705 46737

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2006-11-07 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_1 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_0

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