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Category:   Application (Forum/Board/Portal)  >   DokuWiki Vendors:   splitbrain.org
DokuWiki 'userewrite' Mode Discloses Restricted Pages to Remote Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1013035
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1013035
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 28 2005
Impact:   Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 2005-01-16 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in DokuWiki. A remote user can view restricted pages.

Steve Landell reported that if 'userewrite' is enabled, then a remote user can append '?do=[yyy]' (where [yyy] can be any characters) to the end of the URL to gain access to the restricted page.

A demonstration exploit URL is provided:

http://[target]/dokuwiki/restricted:personal?do=yyy

Impact:   A remote user can view restricted pages.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (2005-01-16a), available at:

http://www.splitbrain.org/Programming/PHP/DokuWiki/index.php

Vendor URL:  www.splitbrain.org/dokuwiki/index.php (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.


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