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 >> Movable Type < 3.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities


Vulnerability Assessment Details

Movable Type < 3.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for multiple vulnerabilities in Movable Type < 3.2

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains CGI scripts that are prone to arbitrary
remote command execution, information disclosure, and cross-site
scripting attacks.

Description :

The remote host is running Movable Type, a blog software written in
Perl.

The installed version of Movable Type permits a possible hacker to enumerate
valid usernames because its password reset functionality returns
different errors depending on whether the supplied username exists

permits privileged users to upload files with arbitrary extensions,
possibly outside the web server's document directory
and fails to
sanitize certain fields when creating new blog entries of malicious
HTML and script code before using them to generate dynamic web pages.

Solution :

Upgrade to Movable Type 3.2 or later and grant only trusted users the
ability to upload files via the administrative interface.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:R/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 14910, 14911, 14912

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

1979 Microcomputer Projects Altair 8800 Scelbi 8080 KIM-1 Intel 8008 COSMAC Elf
$29.99
1979 Microcomputer Projects Altair 8800 Scelbi 8080 KIM-1 Intel 8008 COSMAC Elf pictureEnigma Machine UNIVAC 1975 MITS Altair ENIAC IBM Mark-8 Steve Wozniak Apple Lisa
$29.99
Enigma Machine UNIVAC 1975 MITS Altair ENIAC IBM Mark-8 Steve Wozniak Apple Lisa pictureHomebrew S-100 Computer Design IMSAI 8080 Z80 ADM-3A DEC LSI-11 Altair 8800 Bus
$34.0
Homebrew S-100 Computer Design IMSAI 8080 Z80 ADM-3A DEC LSI-11 Altair 8800 Bus pictureAltair 8800 Version 4.1 1977 BASIC Reference Manual MITS & Software library upda
$87.99
Altair 8800 Version 4.1 1977 BASIC Reference Manual MITS & Software library upda picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.