Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> CGI abuses >> CakePHP file Parameter Directory Traversal Vulnerability


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

Cables, Connectors

HP PROLIANT BL660C G8 SERVER FOUR E5-4640V2 2.2GHZ 128GB 2 X 900GB 10K SAS
$7269.0
HP PROLIANT BL660C G8 SERVER FOUR E5-4640V2 2.2GHZ 128GB 2 X 900GB 10K SAS pictureHP PROLIANT SL250S G8 LEFT SERVER E5-2660 2.2GHZ 64GB 2 X 1TB SATA
$1219.0
HP PROLIANT SL250S G8 LEFT SERVER E5-2660 2.2GHZ 64GB 2 X 1TB SATA pictureHP PROLIANT BL460C G8 SERVER TWO E5-2667 2.90GHZ 128GB 1.6TB SSD
$2249.0
HP PROLIANT BL460C G8 SERVER TWO E5-2667 2.90GHZ 128GB 1.6TB SSD pictureDELL POWEREDGE M640 SERVER BLADE GOLD 6132 16GB 600GB 15K 12G
$4009.0
DELL POWEREDGE M640 SERVER BLADE GOLD 6132 16GB 600GB 15K 12G picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.