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Secunia Security Advisory 15015

Secunia Security Advisory 15015
Posted May 27, 2005
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - CorryL has reported a security issue in Knusperleicht Shoutbox, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information.

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Secunia Security Advisory 15015

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TITLE:
Knusperleicht Shoutbox Exposure of Sensitive Information

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA15015

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/15015/

CRITICAL:
Less critical

IMPACT:
Exposure of sensitive information

WHERE:
>From remote

SOFTWARE:
Knusperleicht Shoutbox 3.x
http://secunia.com/product/4937/

DESCRIPTION:
CorryL has reported a security issue in Knusperleicht Shoutbox, which
can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive
information.

The problem is caused due to user credentials being stored in the
"db/settings.dat" file inside the web root. This can be exploited to
disclose encrypted usernames and passwords.

The security issue has been reported in versions 3.0.2 and prior.
Other versions may also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Restrict access to the "db" directory.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
CorryL

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