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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0169

Original release date: 06/03/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Plugin/passwordauth.pm (aka the passwordauth plugin) in ikiwiki 1.34 through 2.47 allows remote attackers to bypass authentication, and login to any account for which an OpenID identity is configured and a password is not configured, by specifying an empty password during the login sequence.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
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: BID
Name: 29479
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://ikiwiki.info/security/#index33h2
External Source: XF
Name: ikiwiki-openid-passwordauth-auth-bypass(42798)
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-1710
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=483770
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://ikiwiki.info/news/version_2.48/index.html
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20080531 Re: CVE id request: ikiwiki

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:1.34
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:1.34.1
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:1.34.2
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:1.35
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:1.36
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:1.37
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:1.38
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:1.39
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:1.40
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:1.41
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:1.42
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:1.43
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:1.44
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:1.45
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:1.46
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:1.47
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:1.48
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:1.49
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:1.5
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:1.51
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.0
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.1
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.10
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.11
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.12
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.13
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.14
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.15
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.16
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.17
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.18
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.19
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.2
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.20
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.3
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.30
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.31
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.31.1
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.31.2
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.31.3
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.4
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.40
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.41
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.42
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.43
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.44
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.47
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.5
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.6
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.7
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.8
* cpe:/a:ikiwiki:ikiwiki:2.9

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