Ipswitch WhatsUp Professional 2006 only verifies the users identity via HTTP headers, which allows remote attackers to spoof being a trusted console and bypass authentication by setting HTTP User-Agent header to "Ipswitch/1.0" and the User-Application header to "NmConsole".
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 6.4
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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