[KIS-2014-12] TestLink <= 1.9.12 (database.class.php) Path Disclosure- Weakness

From: Egidio Romano <research@karmainsecurity.com>
To: bugtraq@securityfocus.com,fulldisclosure@seclists.org
Cc:
Subject: [KIS-2014-12] TestLink <= 1.9.12 (database.class.php) Path Disclosure- Weakness
Date:


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TestLink <= 1.9.12 (database.class.php) Path Disclosure Weakness
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[-] Software Link:

http://testlink.org/


[-] Affected Versions:

Version 1.9.12 and prior versions.


[-] Weakness Description:

The vulnerable code is located in the /lib/functions/database.class.php script:

208.        if(defined('DBUG_ON') && DBUG_ON == 1)
209.             {
210.                echo "<pre>"; debug_print_backtrace(); echo "</pre>";
211.        }
212.              else
213.           {
214.                echo "<pre>"; debug_print_backtrace(DEBUG_BACKTRACE_IGNORE_ARGS); echo "</pre>";
215.             }

The weakness exists due to this script reveals debug information generated by the "debug_print_backtrace()" function.
This can be exploited to gain knowledge of the web root directory by sending direct requests to certain scripts.


[-] Solution:

Update to version 1.9.13 when will be released or apply these hotfixes: http://mantis.testlink.org/view.php?id=6609


[-] Disclosure Timeline:

[06/10/2014] - Issue reported to http://mantis.testlink.org/view.php?id=6651
[07/10/2014] - Issue fixed in the Git repository: http://goo.gl/AnOAi6
[08/10/2014] - CVE number requested
[11/10/2014] - CVE number assigned
[23/10/2014] - Public disclosure


[-] CVE Reference:

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has assigned the name CVE-2014-8082 to this weakness.


[-] Credits:

Vulnerability discovered by Egidio Romano.


[-] Original Advisory:

http://karmainsecurity.com/KIS-2014-12





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