[PLESK Reload] & [PLESK for Windows] path passing and disclosure vulnerability

2006.10.01
Credit: GuanYu
Risk: Medium
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-Other


CVSS Base Score: 5/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 10/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Low
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: Partial
Integrity impact: None
Availability impact: None

/*-------------------------------------- [PLESK 7.5 Reload (and lower) & PLESK 7.6 for M$ Windows path passing and disclosure] Discovered By: GuanYu Email: guanyu_vn (at) yahoo (dot) com [email concealed] Website: HVA (http://www.vnhacker.org) --------------------------------------*/ -| Description: |- PLESK is a powerful web control panel, site builder... You can see more about it at: http://www.swsoft.com/en/products/plesk/switch/ . So, i have found a security hole - path passing and disclosure - of this product (version [PLESK 7.5 Reload] and [PLESK 7.6 for M$ Windows]) in the file : filemanager.php -| What an attacker can do? |- The attacker can take advantage of this hole to access the parent folder (which he havent authorization). Like this: https://[stie]:8443/filemanager/filemanager.php?cmd=chdir&file=../ That URL will show him (attacker) the parent folder of his "web root" folder. Using more "/../" characters, he'll go to up, up, and up folder so he can gain lot of important info. -| How to fix it? |- Upgrade to the PLESK 8.0 :D. - End - P/S: Sorry about my English, its to bad.


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