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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Geeklog session Cookie Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to bypass authentication in Geeklog

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by
an authentication bypass issue.

Description :

The remote host is running Geeklog, an open-source weblog powered by
PHP and MySQL.

The version of Geeklog installed on the remote contains a flaw in its
session-handling library that can be exploited by a possible hacker to
bypass authentication and gain access as any user, including the
admin.

See also :

http://www.geeklog.net/article.php/geeklog-1.4.0sr2

Solution :

Upgrade to Geeklog 1.3.9sr5 / 1.3.11sr5 / 1.4.0sr2 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 17010

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

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