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HTB22904: Path disclosure in bbPress



Vulnerability ID: HTB22904
Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/path_disclosure_in_bbpress.html
Product: bbPress
Vendor: http://bbpress.org ( http://bbpress.org ) 
Vulnerable Version: 1.0.3
Vendor Notification: 15 March 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 "/bb-templates/kakumei/" 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:

[code]
http://[host]/bb-templates/kakumei/edit-form.php
http://[host]/bb-templates/kakumei/edit-post.php
http://[host]/bb-templates/kakumei/favorites.php
http://[host]/bb-templates/kakumei/footer.php
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