77407 : Manx /admin/admin_pages.php fileName Parameter Traversal Arbitrary File Access
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Disclosure Date
Time to Exploit Days of Exposure
1 days 4 days


Manx contains a flaw that allows a remote attacker to traverse outside of a restricted path. The issue is due to the /admin/admin_pages.php script not properly sanitizing user input, specifically directory traversal style attacks (e.g., ../../) supplied via the 'fileName' parameter through the 'simplexml_load_file()' function. This directory traversal attack would allow the attacker to access arbitrary files.


Location: Remote / Network Access
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Uncoordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Authentication Required, Web Related


Upgrade to version 1.1.0 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.


Paul Jova



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