P forum vulnerable to directory traversal


P forum from Rocomotion contains a directory traversal vulnerability.

P forum from Rocomotion is a bulletin board software. P forum contains a directory traversal vulnerability.

Shuya Ueki reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

Base Metrics: 5.0 (Medium) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: Low
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  • Integrity Impact: None
  • Availability Impact: None

Affected Products

  • P forum 1.27 and earlier


A remote attacker could view an arbitrary file on the server.

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This vulnerability has been addressed and an updated version (1.28) was released on October 30, 2009.
Vendor Information

CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Path Traversal(CWE-22) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2009-4383

  1. JVN : JVN#00152874
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2009-4383
  3. Secunia Advisory : SA37691
Revision History

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