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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


Bannermatic 1, 2, and 3 stores the (1) ban.log, (2) ban.bak, (3) ban.dat and (4) banmat.pwd data files under the web document root with insufficient access control, which allows attackers to obtain sensitive information via a direct request for the files.

  • LOW
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • 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.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published