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Date: Tue, 08 Jan 2013 17:28:32 -0700
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: WHK Yan <yan.uniko.102@...il.com>
CC: oss-security@...ts.openwall.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 12:16 PM, WHK Yan wrote:
> The type and range of user defined smf, a co-manager can be created
> by an administrator setting custom permissions, does not mean it
> comes by default. Anyway in some groups smf computer security using
> caution and have had this in our case was a very dangerous.

I apologize but I am having a heck of a time parsing that last
sentence. If you want to send it in your native language I can
probably get it translated from another Red Hat employee.

> 
> 2013/1/8 Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com
> <mailto:kseifried@...hat.com>>
> 
> 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 
> <mailto: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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