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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2012-2922

Severity Medium
Score 5/10

Summary

The request_path function in includes/bootstrap.inc in Drupal 7.14 and earlier allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information via the q[] parameter to index.php, which reveals the installation path in an error message.

  • 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