Date: Mon, 27 Jun 2011 17:58:35 +0300 From: Henri Salo <henri@...v.fi> To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com Cc: incidents@...rt.org, lists@...g.net, bressers@...hat.com Subject: Re: CVE request: Joomla unspecified information disclosure vulnerability On Mon, Jun 27, 2011 at 03:53:27PM +0800, YGN Ethical Hacker Group wrote: > Path Disclosure should better be regarded as more closely related to > server-side issue. > It may be too redundant or unnecessary to create one path disclosure > issue per CVE. > > Another Path Disclosure issue in Joomla! 1.6.1 > > http://bl0g.yehg.net/2011/04/joomla-161-and-lower-information.html > > > Almost all php CMS applications have this issue going on where some > of them are listed at: > > http://code.google.com/p/inspathx/source/browse/#svn%2Ftrunk%2Fpaths_vuln I think this deserves own CVE-identifier as Joomla did announce security vulnerability. As far as I know the vulnerability was described as "Information Disclosure" not patch disclosure. Path disclosures should be fixed from software also, but usually it is a problem in web-server configuration. Do you have more information about issue CVE-2011-2488? Still no reply from Joomla security team regarding issue CVE-2011-2488. I asked more details nearly a week ago. Btw. I would use domain example.org in advisories if I were you. You might not always want to keep that attacker.in domain. Best regards, Henri Salo
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