sqlbuddy suffers from directory traversal whereby a user can move about
directories an read any PHP and non PHP files by appending
the '#' hash character when requesting files via URLs.
e.g. .doc, .txt, .xml, .conf, .sql etc...
After adding the '#' character as a delimiter any non PHP will be returned
and rendered by subverting the .php concatenation used
by sqlbuddy when requesting PHP pages via POST method.
Normal sqlbuddy request:
POC exploit payloads:
1-Read from Apache restricted directory under htdocs:
2-Read any arbitrary files that do not have .PHP extensions:
3-Read phpinfo (no need for '#' as phpinfo is a PHP file):
[+] sqlbuddy 1.3.3
[+] Server directories & sensitive files
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