Ubertec Help Center Live up to 2.0.2 file path traversal

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Ubertec Help Center Live up to 2.0.2. This affects some unknown functionality. The manipulation of the argument file with an unknown input leads to a directory traversal vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-22. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 11/16/2005. The weakness was released 11/16/2005 by HACKERS PAL (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at secunia.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2005-3639 since 11/16/2005. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 20223 (Help Center Live module.php file Parameter Local File Inclusion), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses and running in the context remote.

Upgrading to version 2.0.3 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 15404), X-Force (23064), Secunia (SA17580), Vulnerability Center (SBV-9691) and Tenable (20223).




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.6

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.6
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Class: Directory traversal
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Nessus ID: 20223
Nessus Name: Help Center Live module.php file Parameter Local File Inclusion
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OpenVAS ID: 20223
OpenVAS Name: Help Center Live module.php local file include flaw
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Upgrade: Help Center Live 2.0.3


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Advisory: secunia.com
Researcher: HACKERS PAL
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2005-3639 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 15404 - Help Center Live Module.PHP Local File Include Vulnerability
Secunia: 17580 - Help Center Live "file" Local File Inclusion Vulnerability, Moderately Critical
X-Force: 23064
Vulnerability Center: 9691 - Help Center Live Local File Inclusion via Module.php, Medium
OSVDB: 20861 - Help Center Live - Module.PHP - Local File Include Issue
Vupen: ADV-2005-2451


Created: 03/11/2015 11:39 PM
Updated: 06/11/2019 04:11 PM
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