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

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


Synopsis :

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

Description :

According to the self-reported version of the NetIQ Privileged User
Manager 'auth' package, the password for the 'admin' user of the NetIQ
Privileged User Manager web application can be modified without
authenticating via a specially crafted POST request.

Note that Nessus did not check for the presence of a workaround.

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: 63186 ()

Bugtraq ID: 56535

CVE ID: CVE-2012-5930

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