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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Plone Unprotected MembershipTool Methods Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to change profiles using Plone

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a Python application that is affected
by an access control failure.

Description :

The remote host is running Plone, an open-source content manage system
written in Python.

The version of Plone installed on the remote host does not limit
access to the 'changeMemberPortrait' and 'deletePersonalPortrait'
MembershipTool methods. An unauthenticated attacker can leverage this
issue to delete member portraits or add / update portraits with
malicious content.

See also :

http://dev.plone.org/plone/ticket/5432

Solution :

Either install Hotfix 2006-04-10 1.0 or upgrade to Plone version 2.0.6
/ 2.1.3 / 2.5-beta2 when they become available.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2.3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:N/I:P/A:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 17484

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

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