77407 : Manx /admin/admin_pages.php fileName Parameter Traversal Arbitrary File Access
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-11-28
Time to Exploit Days of Exposure
1 days 4 days

Description

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.

Classification

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

Solution

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.

Products

Paul Jova
Manx
1.0.1

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