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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-0249 (1 public exploit)

PHP Webquest 2.6 allows remote attackers to retrieve database credentials via a direct request to admin/backup_phpwebquest.php, which leaks the credentials in an error message if a call to /usr/bin/mysqldump fails. NOTE: this might only be an issue in limited environments.
Publish Date : 2008-01-11 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
5.0
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Obtain Information
CWE ID 200

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-0249

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Phpwebquest Phpwebquest 2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Phpwebquest Phpwebquest 1

- References For CVE-2008-0249

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27202
BID 27202 PHP Webquest MySQL Credentials Information Disclosure Vulnerability Release Date:2008-01-10
Exploit! http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/4872
MILW0RM 4872
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/39572
XF phpwebquest-backup-information-disclosure(39572)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-0249

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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