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Installation Path Disclosure weakness in Tribiq CMS

Advisory ID:HTB22857
Product:Tribiq CMS
Vendor:Tribal Limited
Vulnerable Versions:5.2.7b and probably prior
Tested Version:5.2.7b
Advisory Publication:February 17, 2011 [without technical details]
Vendor Notification:February 17, 2011
Public Disclosure:March 3, 2011
Latest Update:December 30, 2011
Vulnerability Type:Information Exposure Through Externally-generated Error Message [CWE-211]
CVE Reference:CVE-2011-2727
Risk Level:Medium
CVSSv2 Base Score:5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Solution Status:Fixed by Vendor
Discovered and Provided:High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab
 

Advisory Details:

High-Tech Bridge SA Security Research Lab has discovered a weakness in Tribiq CMS which could be exploited to gain access to potentially sensitive information.

1) Installation path disclosure weakness in Tribiq CMS: CVE-2011-2727
The weakness exists due to application reveals the full path to installation directory in an error message. A remote attacker can directly access templatewrap/templatefoot.php, cmsjs/plugin.js.php or cmsincludes/cms_plugin_api_link.inc.php scripts and gain knowledge of the web root directory and other potentially sensitive information. Successful exploitation requires that php_display_errors variable is on.
Exploitation examples:
http://host/templatewrap/templatefoot.php
http://host/cmsjs/plugin.js.php
http://host/cmsincludes/ cms_plugin_api_link.inc.php


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Solution:
Upgrade to version 5.2.7c.


References:
[1] High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB22857 - https://www.immuniweb.com/advisory/HTB22857 - Tribiq CMS
[2] Tribiq CMS - tribiq.com - Tribiq CMS is a browser-based, multilingual content management system.
[3] Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) - http://cve.mitre.org/ - international in scope and free for public use, CVE® is a dictionary of publicly known information security vulnerabilities and exposures.
[4] Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) - http://cwe.mitre.org - targeted to developers and security practitioners, CWE is a formal list of software weakness types.
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