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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2015-6940

The GetResource servlet in Pentaho Business Analytics (BA) Suite 4.5.x, 4.8.x, and 5.0.x through 5.2.x and Pentaho Data Integration (PDI) Suite 4.3.x, 4.4.x, and 5.0.x through 5.2.x does not restrict access to files in the pentaho-solutions/system folder, which allows remote attackers to obtain passwords and other sensitive information via a file name in the resource parameter.
Publish Date : 2015-09-22 Last Update Date : 2018-10-09
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
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-2015-6940

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Pentaho Business Analytics 4.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Pentaho Business Analytics 4.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Pentaho Business Analytics 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Pentaho Business Analytics 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Pentaho Business Analytics 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Pentaho Data Integration 4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Pentaho Data Integration 4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Pentaho Data Integration 5.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Pentaho Data Integration 5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Pentaho Data Integration 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Pentaho Business Analytics 5
Pentaho Data Integration 5

- References For CVE-2015-6940 CONFIRM
BUGTRAQ 20150916 Fwd: [CVE-2015-6940] Pentaho GA PDI & GA BA - Improper authentication allows unauthenticated access to configuration files

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2015-6940

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