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TowerBlog Admin Bypass

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Searches for the existence of a TowerBlog Admin Bypassing

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running TowerBlog, a single-user content management
system, written in PHP.

Due to design error, a possible hacker may be granted administrative rights
by requesting the page '/?x=admin' while setting a cookie whose value
is 'TowerBlog_LoggedIn=1'.

See also : http://www.securiteam.com/unixfocus/5VP0G0KFFK.html
Solution : Disable this software
Risk factor: Medium

Networks Security ID: 13090

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Noam Rathaus

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