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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


SimpGB 1.46.02 stores sensitive information under the web root with insufficient access control, which allows remote attackers to (1) obtain sensitive configuration information via a direct request for admin/cfginfo.php; and (2) download arbitrary .inc files via a direct request, as demonstrated by admin/includes/

  • 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