VDB-107153 · CVE-2015-5069 · BID 75424

Battle for Wesnoth up to 1.12.2/1.13.0 filesystem.cpp get_wml_location information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in Battle for Wesnoth up to 1.12.2/1.13.0. It has been rated as problematic. This issue affects the function filesystem::get_wml_location of the file filesystem.cpp. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. Impacted is confidentiality.

The bug was discovered 06/25/2015. The weakness was presented 09/26/2017 (oss-sec). The advisory is shared at openwall.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2015-5069 since 06/25/2015. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1592 for this issue.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 58 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 85585 (Debian DLA-297-1 : wesnoth-1.8 security update), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 123996 (Fedora Security Update for wesnoth (FEDORA-2015-10964)).

Upgrading to version 1.12.3 or 1.13.1 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published before and not just after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (85585). See 107154 for similar entry.





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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 85585
Nessus Name: Debian DLA-297-1 : wesnoth-1.8 security update
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OpenVAS ID: 867773
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for wesnoth FEDORA-2015-10973
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Battle for Wesnoth 1.12.3/1.13.1
Patch: github.com


06/25/2015 🔍
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08/22/2015 +58 days 🔍
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09/26/2017 +764 days 🔍
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09/27/2017 +1 days 🔍
12/30/2022 +1920 days 🔍


Advisory: f8914468182e8d0a1551b430c0879ba236fe4d6d
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CVE: CVE-2015-5069 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 75424 - Wesnoth CVE-2015-5069 Information Disclosure Vulnerability

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Created: 09/27/2017 08:49 AM
Updated: 12/30/2022 09:58 AM
Changes: 09/27/2017 08:49 AM (77), 11/19/2019 07:30 PM (2), 12/30/2022 09:58 AM (6)
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