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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   phpPgAdmin Vendors:   phpPgAdmin Development Team
phpPgAdmin Input Validation Hole in 'formLanguage' Discloses Files to Remote Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1014414
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2005-2256   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  Jun 16 2008
Original Entry Date:  Jul 7 2005
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.5.3 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in phpPgAdmin. A remote user can view files on the target system.

The script does not properly validate user-supplied input in the 'formLanguage' parameter. A remote user can supply a specially crafted parameter value containing encoded directory traversal characters to view files on the target system.

A demonstration exploit URL is provided:


SecurityFocus reported this vulnerability. No credit was provided.

Impact:   A remote user can view files on the target system with the privileges of the target web service.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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