Sergey Lyubka Mongoose 2.4/2.8 :$DATA information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in Sergey Lyubka Mongoose 2.4/2.8 and classified as problematic. This issue affects the function :$DATA. The manipulation of the argument :$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 summary by CVE is:

Mongoose 2.8.0 and earlier allows remote attackers to obtain the source code for a web page by appending ::$DATA to the URI.

The weakness was published 12/31/2009 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2009-4530. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1592 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

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 X-Force (53806) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-31175). Similar entry is available at 51400.




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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

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Remote: Yes

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OpenVAS ID: 800412
OpenVAS Name: Mongoose Web Server Source Code Disclosure Vulnerability
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12/31/2009 🔍
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03/18/2015 +1422 days 🔍
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Advisory: [404 Not Found]
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2009-4530 (🔍)
X-Force: 53806
Vulnerability Center: 31175 - Mongoose 2.8.0 and earlier Remote Information Disclosure Vulnerability, Medium

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Created: 03/18/2015 03:15 PM
Updated: 08/30/2021 01:07 PM
Changes: 03/18/2015 03:15 PM (52), 03/21/2017 11:51 AM (6), 08/30/2021 01:07 PM (3)
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