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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   cPanel Vendors:   cPanel, Inc.
cPanel Input Validation Flaw in 'lastvisit.html' Lets Remote Users View Files
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022490
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-2275   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jul 27 2009
Original Entry Date:  Jul 1 2009
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Exploit Included:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in cPanel. A remote user can view files on the target system.

The 'lastvisit.html' page does not properly validate user-supplied input. A remote user can supply a specially crafted request to view files on target system with the privileges of the web service.

A demonstration exploit URL is provided:

http://[target]:2082/frontend/x3/stats/lastvisit.html?domain=../../../../../../../../ etc/ passwd

The original advisory is available at:

Black Dream of Security Rules reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can view files on the target system.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.

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