Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> CGI abuses >> Mambo Site Server Cookie Validation


Vulnerability Assessment Details

Mambo Site Server Cookie Validation

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of Mambo's flaw

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by
a privilege escalation vulnerability.

Description :

The remote installation of Mambo Site Server improperly validates the
cookies that are sent back by the user. As a result, a user may
impersonate the administrator by using the MD5 value of a received
cookie and thereby gain administrative control of the affected
application.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2003-02/0302.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Mambo 4.0.12 RC3 or newer.

Network Security Threat Level:

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:C/I:C/A:C/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 6926

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003-2006 Renaud Deraison

Cables, Connectors

PNY Turbo 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive - P-FD256GTBOP-GE. New
$29.99
PNY Turbo 256GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive - P-FD256GTBOP-GE. New pictureImation FlashGO USB Flash Memory Card Reader/Writer
$9.99
Imation FlashGO USB Flash Memory Card Reader/Writer pictureUSB2.0 SD Memory Card Adapter ,Toolisi USB2.0 Flash Memory Card Reader TF SD
$7.8
USB2.0 SD Memory Card Adapter ,Toolisi USB2.0 Flash Memory Card Reader TF SD pictureSandisk Cruzer Glide USB 2.0/3.0 Compatible flash drive,64 GB (SDCZ60-064G-A46C)
$31.99
Sandisk Cruzer Glide USB 2.0/3.0 Compatible flash drive,64 GB (SDCZ60-064G-A46C) picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.