Date: Thu, 22 Oct 2009 10:09:36 +0200 From: Jan Lieskovsky <jlieskov@...hat.com> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com CC: "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> Subject: Re: CVE Request -- Sahana Jan Lieskovsky wrote: > Hello Steve, vendors, > > Greg Miernicki reported a security issue in Sahana disaster management > system: > > Sending a specially-crafted URL (with null character included > in the string) to Sahana, would allow an attacker to access any > file on the web server. > > More from Greg: > > "The first issue would allow an attacker to touch/modify any file on the > system. > Essentially the issue is that get, post, and requests aren't sanitized or > unescaped." Just small correction - above statement was mentioned by David Nalley, not by Greg (this correction done to be exact && not to insert statements into mouth of person(s), who didn't pronounce them). Other bits are valid. Thanks && Regards, Jan. -- Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team > > References: > ----------- > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=530255 > http://sourceforge.net/mailarchive/forum.php?thread_name=5d9043b70910191044l4bb0178fs563a5128a0f5db01%40mail.gmail.com&forum_name=sahana-maindev > > > Upstream patch: > --------------- > http://sahana.cvs.sourceforge.net/viewvc/sahana/sahana-phase2/www/index.php?r1=1.83&r2=1.84 > > > PoC: > ---- > http://sahana/index.php?stream=text&mod=/../../../../../../../../../../../etc/passwd%00 > > > Could you allocate a CVE identifier? > > Thanks && Regards, Jan. > -- > Jan iankko Lieskovsky / Red Hat Security Response Team
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