phpWebSite up to 0.10.0 gif.php information disclosure

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A vulnerability has been found in phpWebSite up to 0.10.0 (Content Management System) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code of the file gif.php. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 02/25/2005. The weakness was released 05/02/2005 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2005-0565 since 02/27/2005. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 4 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 17251 (GLSA-200503-04 : phpWebSite: Arbitrary PHP execution and path disclosure), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Gentoo Local Security Checks and running in the context local.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 12653), X-Force (19482), Secunia (SA14399), SecurityTracker (ID 1013298) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-7183). Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at 24517.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.0

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.0
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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 17251
Nessus Name: GLSA-200503-04 : phpWebSite: Arbitrary PHP execution and path disclosure
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OpenVAS ID: 54869
OpenVAS Name: Gentoo Security Advisory GLSA 200503-04 (phpwebsite)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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02/24/2005 🔍
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Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2005-0565 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 12653 - PHPWebSite Image File Processing Remote Arbitrary PHP File Upload Vulnerability
Secunia: 14399
X-Force: 19482
SecurityTracker: 1013298
Vulnerability Center: 7183 - phpWebSite <=0.10.0 Announcements Module Scripts Execution, High
OSVDB: 14127 - CVE-2005-0565 - phpWebSite - Code Execution Issue

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Created: 03/10/2015 11:05 PM
Updated: 05/30/2019 01:01 PM
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