HTB22872: Path disclosure in Cool Video Gallery wordpress plugin

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Subject: HTB22872: Path disclosure in Cool Video Gallery wordpress plugin
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Vulnerability ID: HTB22872
Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/path_disclosure_in_cool_video_gallery_wordpress_plugin.html
Product: Cool Video Gallery wordpress plugin
Vendor: Praveen Rajan ( http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/cool-video-gallery/ ) 
Vulnerable Version: 1.3
Vendor Notification: 22 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/cool-video-gallery/admin/gallery-sort.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/cool-video-gallery/admin/gallery-sort.php







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