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Uebimiau Session Directory Disclosure

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of sessions directory of UebiMiau

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

UebiMiau is a simple and cross-plataform POP3/IMAP mail
reader written in PHP.

Uebimiau in default installation create one temporary folder
to store 'sessions' and other files. This folder is defined
in 'inc/config.php' as './database/'.

If the web administrator don't change this folder, a possible hacker
can exploit this using the follow request:
http://server-target/database/_sessions/

Solutions:
1) Insert index.php in each directory of the Uebimiau

2) Set variable $temporary_directory to a directory
not public and with restricted access, set permission
as read only to 'web server user' for each files in
$temporary_directory.

3) Set open_basedir in httpd.conf to yours clients follow
the model below:


php_admin_value open_basedir
/server-target/public_html


Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Noam Rathaus

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