Dcscripts Dcshop 1.002 Beta HTTP GET Request auth_user_file.txt Password information disclosure

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A vulnerability has been found in Dcscripts Dcshop 1.002 Beta and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown code block of the file orders.txt/auth_user_file.txt of the component HTTP GET Request Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability (Password). The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

The default configuration of DCShop 1.002 beta places sensitive files in the cgi-bin directory, which could allow remote attackers to read sensitive data via an HTTP GET request for (1) orders.txt or (2) auth_user_file.txt.

The weakness was published 12/06/2001 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2001-0821. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1592.

By approaching the search of inurl:orders.txt/auth_user_file.txt it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 10718 , which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment.

Proper firewalling of is able to address this issue. Attack attempts may be identified with Snort ID 1555.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (6707), Vulnerability Center (SBV-1621) and Tenable (10718).




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

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined
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Nessus ID: 10718

OpenVAS ID: 10718
OpenVAS Name: DCShop exposes sensitive files
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Recommended: Firewall
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Snort ID: 1555
Snort Message: SERVER-WEBAPP DCShop access
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Advisory: securityfocus.com [404 Not Found]
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2001-0821 (🔍)
X-Force: 6707
Vulnerability Center: 1621 - DCShop 1.002 Default Configuration Reveals Sensitive Files and Accounts, Medium
SecurityFocus: 2889 - DCForum DCShop File Disclosure Vulnerability


Created: 07/10/2014 05:13 PM
Updated: 05/11/2019 10:07 AM
Changes: 07/10/2014 05:13 PM (70), 05/11/2019 10:07 AM (3)
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