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Zope ZClass Permission Mapping Bug

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks Zope version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains an application server that is prone
to a privilege escalation flaw.

Description :

The remote web server uses a version of Zope which is older than
version 2.3.3. In such versions, any user can visit a ZClass
declaration and change the ZClass permission mappings for methods and
other objects defined within the ZClass, possibly permiting for
unauthorized access within the Zope instance.

*** Nessus solely relied on the version number of your server, so if
*** the hotfix has already been applied, this might be a false positive

See also :

http://www.zope.org/Products/Zope/Hotfix_2001-05-01/security_alert

Solution :

Upgrade to Zope 2.3.3 or apply the hotfix referenced in the vendor
advisory above.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID:

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001 Alert4Web.com

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