FreeBSD : drupal-pubcookie -- authentication may be bypassed (c0fd7890-4346-11db-89cc-000ae42e9b93)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

The Drupal Project reports :

It is possible for a malicious user to spoof a user's identity by
bypassing the login redirection mechanism in the pubcookie module. The
malicious user may gain the privileges of the user they are spoofing,
including the administrative user.

See also :

http://drupal.org/node/83064
http://www.nessus.org/u?17d305ea

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 22342 (freebsd_pkg_c0fd7890434611db89cc000ae42e9b93.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2006-4717

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