preferences.php in Simple Internet Publishing System (SIPS) before 0.3.1 allows remote attackers to gain administrative privileges via a linebreak in the "theme" field followed by the Status::admin command, which causes the Status line to be entered into the password file.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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Advisory; Patch Information
20020212 SIPS - vulnerable to anyone gaining admin access.