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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2000-0588

Severity Medium
Score 5/10

Summary

SawMill 5.0.21 CGI program allows remote attackers to read the first line of arbitrary files by listing the file in the rfcf parameter, whose contents SawMill attempts to parse as configuration commands.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published