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Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2013 12:11:30 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: WHK Yan <yan.uniko.102@...il.com>,
        Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez <clopez@...lia.com>,
        submissions@...ketstormsecurity.com, mr.inj3ct0r@...il.com,
        submit@...ecurity.com, vuln@...unia.com, vuldb@...urityfocus.com
Subject: Re: Re: [Full-disclosure] File Disclosure in SimpleMachines
 Forum <= 2.0.3

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On 01/08/2013 06:36 AM, WHK Yan wrote:
> The flaw is not exploitable without privileges. On some occasions
> there are forums where there are co-admistrators which have
> privileges to view the error log but not to modify code or at least
> read the mysql connection.

So is a trust/security boundary crossed here? Can you please confirm
that the co-admistrator (or anyone) is not supposed to be able to read
arbitrary files accessible to the web server, and that this attack
does indeed allow that? Thanks.

Removing full-disclosure@...ts.grok.org.uk from CC due to reply spam.


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Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
PGP: 0x5E267993 A90B F995 7350 148F 66BF 7554 160D 4553 5E26 7993

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