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Vulnerability Assessment Details

phpauction Admin Authentication Bypass

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Attempts to bypass phpauction administrative authentication

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running phpauction prior or equal to 2.0 (or a modified
version).

There is a flaw when handling cookie-based authentication credentials which
may permit a possible hacker to gain unauthorized administrative access to the
auction system.

See also : http://pentest.tele-consulting.com/advisories/04_12_21_phpauction.txt
Solution : Upgrade to a version > 2.0 of this software and/or restrict access
rights to the administrative directory using .htaccess.
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 12069

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Tobias Glemser (tglemser@tele-consulting.com)

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