WoltLab Burning Board 3.0.5 Exception information disclosure

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in WoltLab Burning Board 3.0.5 (Content Management System). Affected is an unknown part of the component Exception Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-200. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

WoltLab Community Framework (WCF) 1.0.6 in WoltLab Burning Board 3.0.5 allows remote attackers to obtain the full path via invalid (1) page and (2) form parameters, which leaks the path from an exception handler when a valid class cannot be found.

The weakness was presented 04/09/2008 (Website). The advisory is available at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2008-1717 since 04/09/2008. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

It is declared as highly functional.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 28678), X-Force (41713) and Secunia (SA29719). See 41897 for similar entry.





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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1

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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Highly functional

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11/20/2017 +980 days 🔍


Vendor: https://www.woltlab.com/

Advisory: securityfocus.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2008-1717 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 28678 - WoltLab Burning Board WCF Cross Site Scripting And Information Disclosure Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 29719
X-Force: 41713 - WoltLab Burning Board WoltLab Community Framework exception handling information disclosure

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Created: 03/16/2015 05:00 PM
Updated: 11/20/2017 12:26 PM
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