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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   ActiveKB Vendors:   Interspire
Interspire ActiveKB Authentication Cookie Lets Remote Users Gain Administrative Access
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020035
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020035
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-2338   (Links to External Site)
Updated:  May 19 2008
Original Entry Date:  May 16 2008
Impact:   User access via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 1.5 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Interspire ActiveKB. A remote user can gain administrative access on the target application.

A remote user can set a specially crafted cookie value (auth=true) to gain access to the administrative interface.

The original advisory and demonstration exploit is available at:

http://milw0rm.com/exploits/5616

t0pP8uZz reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can gain administrative access on the target application.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.interspire.com/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Authentication error
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Date:  Fri, 16 May 2008 08:42:55 -0400
Subject:  ActiveKB <= 1.5 Insecure Cookie Handling/Arbitrary Admin Access


http://milw0rm.com/exploits/5616
 
 


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