NetIQ Privileged User Manager Password Change Authentication Bypass (intrusive check)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2014 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host is running a web application affected by an
authentication bypass vulnerability.

Description :

Nessus was able to change the password for the 'admin' user of the
NetIQ Privileged User Manager web application without authenticating,
via a specially crafted POST request.

See also :

http://retrogod.altervista.org/9sg_novell_netiq_i_adv.htm
https://www.novell.com/support/kb/doc.php?id=7011385

Solution :

Apply NetIQ Privileged User Manager 2.3.1 HF2 (2.3.1-2) or later.

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: CGI abuses

Nessus Plugin ID: 62991 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56535

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5930