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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2010-0288

Original release date: 02/15/2010
Last revised: 08/21/2013


A typo in the administrator permission check in the ACL Manager plugin (plugins/acl/ajax.php) in DokuWiki before 2009-12-25b allows remote attackers to gain privileges and access closed wikis by editing current ACL statements, as demonstrated in the wild in January 2010.


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: 38183
Type: Advisory
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-0770
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-1976
External Source: EXPLOIT-DB
Name: 11141
External Source: GENTOO
Name: GLSA-201301-07
External Source: BID
Name: 37820
External Source: XF
Name: dokuwiki-ajax-security-bypass(55661)
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.splitbrain.org/index.php?do=details&task_id=1847
External Source: FEDORA
Name: FEDORA-2010-0800
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 61710
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2010-0150
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://www.splitbrain.org/blog/2010-01/17-dokuwiki-security

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)