IDOR On ProConf Peer-Review And Conference Management 6.0 File Disclosure

IDOR on ProConf Peer-Review and Conference Management versions 6.0 and below suffer from an insecure direct object reference vulnerability that allows for file disclosure.


MD5 | f66129ba7ed047a3ce03c2e238f694e8

*Exploit Title:* IDOR on ProConf Peer-Review and Conference Management System
*Date:* 19/07/2018
*Exploit Author:* S. M. Zia Ur Rashid
*Author Contact:* https://www.linkedin.com/in/ziaurrashid/
*Vendor Homepage:* http://proconf.org & http://myproconf.org
*Affected Version:* <= 6.0
*Patched Version:* 6.1
*CVE ID:* CVE-2018-16606

*Description:*
In ProConf before 6.1, an Insecure Direct Object Reference (IDOR) allows
any author to view and grab all submitted papers (Title and Abstract) and
their authors' personal information (Name, Email, Organization, and
Position) by changing the value of Paper ID (the pid parameter).


PROOF-OF-CONCEPT

Step 1: Sign In as an author for a conference & submit a paper. Youall get
a paper ID.

Step 2: Now go to paper details and change the value of Paper ID (param
pid=xxxx) to nearest previous value to view others submitted paper &
authors information.

http:// <http:>
[host]/conferences/[conference-name]/author/show_paper_details.php?pid=xxxx


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