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Vulnerability Assessment Details

CakePHP file Parameter Directory Traversal Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to read a local file with CakePHP

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to a
directory traversal attack.

Description :

The remote host is running CakePHP, an open-source rapid development
framework for PHP.

The version of CakePHP on the remote host permits directory traversal
sequences in the 'file' parameter of the 'js/vendors.php' script. An
unauthenticated attacker may be able to leverage this flaw to view
arbitrary files on the remote host subject to the rights of the
web server user id.

See also :

http://www.gulftech.org/?node=research&article_id=00114-09212006
https://trac.cakephp.org/ticket/1429
http://cakeforge.org/frs/shownotes.php?group_id=23&release_id=134

Solution :

Upgrade to CakePHP version 1.1.8.3544 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:N/A:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 20150

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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