Codiad 2.8.0 process.php saveJSON data information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in Codiad 2.8.0. It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is the function saveJSON of the file components/install/process.php. The manipulation of the argument data 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 weakness was presented 02/19/2023 as 974. The advisory is available at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2017-20178. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. This vulnerability is assigned to T1592 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

By approaching the search of inurl:components/install/process.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

Upgrading to version 2.8.1 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at Applying the patch 517119de673e62547ee472a730be0604f44342b5 is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version. The advisory contains the following remark:

added \r\n to saveJSON function to prevent sensitive information disclosure




  • open-source


  • end of life

CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.6
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.5

VulDB Base Score: 3.1
VulDB Temp Score: 3.0
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NVD Base Score: 7.5
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CNA Base Score: 3.1
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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

Local: No
Remote: Yes

Availability: 🔒
Status: Not defined
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Recommended: Upgrade
Status: 🔍

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Upgrade: Codiad 2.8.1
Patch: 517119de673e62547ee472a730be0604f44342b5


02/19/2023 Advisory disclosed
02/19/2023 +0 days CVE reserved
02/19/2023 +0 days VulDB entry created
03/23/2023 +32 days VulDB last update


Advisory: 974
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2017-20178 (🔒)


Created: 02/19/2023 04:53 PM
Updated: 03/23/2023 10:56 AM
Changes: 02/19/2023 04:53 PM (46), 03/23/2023 10:45 AM (2), 03/23/2023 10:50 AM (28), 03/23/2023 10:56 AM (1)
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