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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


LiteSpeed Web Server before 3.2.4 allows remote attackers to trigger use of an arbitrary MIME type for a file via a "%00." sequence followed by a new extension, as demonstrated by reading PHP source code via requests for .php%00.txt files, aka "Mime Type Injection."

  • 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