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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2008-2028

Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10

Summary

miniBB 2.2, and possibly earlier, when register_globals is enabled, allows remote attackers to obtain the full path via a direct request to the glang parameter in a registernew action to index.php, which leaks the path in an error message.

  • MEDIUM
  • 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