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Path disclosure in MyBB
Vulnerability ID: HTB22654
Vendor: MyBB ( http://www.mybb.com )
Vulnerable Version: 1.6
Vendor Notification: 13 October 2010
Vulnerability Type: Path disclosure
Status: Not Fixed, Vendor Alerted, Awaiting Vendor Response
Risk level: Low
Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing (http://www.htbridge.ch/)
The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "/forumdisplay.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in mybb[forumread] variable from cookie, it's possible to generate an error that will reveal the full path of the script.
A remote user can determine the full path to the web root directory and other potentially sensitive information.