2008-5765 | 2500mhz WorkSimple usr.txt access control (BID-32849 / XFDB-47368)
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A vulnerability has been found in 2500mhz WorkSimple 1.2.1 and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality of the file data/usr.txt. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-264. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. The summary by CVE is:
WorkSimple 1.2.1 stores sensitive information under the web root with insufficient access control, which allows remote attackers to download the database file containing usernames and passwords via a direct request for data/usr.txt.
The weakness was disclosed 12/15/2008 (Website). The advisory is shared at milw0rm.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2008-5765 since 12/30/2008. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn’t need any form of authentication. Technical details and also a exploit are known. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.
After immediately, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as proof-of-concept. It is possible to download the exploit at exploit-db.com.
It is possible to mitigate the problem by adding an authentication mechanism.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.9
NVD Base Score: 🔍
CVE: CVE-2008-5765 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 32849 – WorkSimple Information Disclosure Vulnerability and Remote File Include Vulnerability
OSVDB: 50725 – WorkSimple data/usr.txt Direct Request Credentials Disclosure
Created: 03/17/2015 16:11
Updated: 08/03/2021 21:46
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