OpenVAS Manager 3.0 before 3.0.7 and 4.0 before 4.0.4 allows remote attackers to bypass the OMP authentication restrictions and execute OMP commands via a crafted OMP request for version information, which causes the state to be set to CLIENT_AUTHENTIC, as demonstrated by the omp_xml_handle_end_element function in omp.c.
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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