Vulnerability CVE-2008-5587


Published: 2008-12-16   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
Directory traversal vulnerability in libraries/lib.inc.php in phpPgAdmin 4.2.1 and earlier, when register_globals is enabled, allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the _language parameter to index.php.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Low
phpPgAdmin <= 4.2.1 (_language) Local File Inclusion Vulnerability
dun
17.12.2008

Type:

CWE-22

(Improper Limitation of a Pathname to a Restricted Directory ('Path Traversal'))

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
4.3/10
2.9/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
None
None
Affected software
Phppgadmin -> Phppgadmin 

 References:
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/47140
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32670
http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/7363
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1693
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4737
http://secunia.com/advisories/33263
http://secunia.com/advisories/33014
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2012-04/msg00033.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2009-02/msg00002.html

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