LionWiki 3.0.3 index.php page path traversal

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A vulnerability was found in LionWiki 3.0.3 (Content Management System). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown functionality of the file index.php. The manipulation of the argument page with an unknown input leads to a path traversal vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-22. The software uses external input to construct a pathname that is intended to identify a file or directory that is located underneath a restricted parent directory, but the software does not properly neutralize special elements within the pathname that can cause the pathname to resolve to a location that is outside of the restricted directory. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Directory traversal vulnerability in index.php in LionWiki 3.0.3, when magic_quotes_gpc is disabled, allows remote attackers to read arbitrary files via a .. (dot dot) in the page parameter.

The weakness was published 07/10/2009 (Website). The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2009-3534 since 10/02/2009. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details as well as a exploit are known. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1006 for this issue.

After immediately, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as highly functional. By approaching the search of inurl:index.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

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 vulnerability database at X-Force (51659).




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

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
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Class: Path traversal
ATT&CK: T1006

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Highly functional
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D2Sec: LionWiki 3.0.3 LFI

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Recommended: no mitigation known
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07/10/2009 🔍
07/10/2009 +0 days 🔍
07/13/2009 +3 days 🔍
10/02/2009 +80 days 🔍
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03/18/2015 +1993 days 🔍
08/23/2021 +2350 days 🔍


Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2009-3534 (🔍)
X-Force: 51659
Secunia: 35774
OSVDB: 55801 - LionWiki index.php page Parameter Traversal Arbitrary File Access

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Created: 03/18/2015 03:15 PM
Updated: 08/23/2021 01:51 PM
Changes: 03/18/2015 03:15 PM (47), 01/29/2018 04:08 PM (3), 08/23/2021 01:45 PM (2), 08/23/2021 01:51 PM (7)
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