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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-7188

Original release date: 09/09/2009
Last revised: 09/10/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

ClipShare 2.6 does not properly restrict access to certain functionality, which allows remote attackers to change the profile of arbitrary users via a modified uid variable to siteadmin/useredit.php. NOTE: this can be used to recover the password of the user by using the modified e-mail address in the email parameter to recoverpass.php.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
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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External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28313
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: clipshare-useredit-security-bypass(39494)
External Source: BID
Name: 27148
External Source: MILW0RM
Name: 4837

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  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)