FreeBSD : p5-RT-Authen-ExternalAuth -- privilege escalation (cdc4ff0e-d736-11e1-8221-e0cb4e266481)

This script is Copyright (C) 2012-2013 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

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

Description :

The RT development team reports :

RT::Authen::ExternalAuth 0.10 and below (for all versions of RT) are
vulnerable to an escalation of privilege attack where the URL of a RSS
feed of the user can be used to acquire a fully logged-in session as
that user. CVE-2012-2770 has been assigned to this vulnerability.

Users of RT 3.8.2 and above should upgrade to RT::Authen::ExternalAuth
0.11, which resolves this vulnerability.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?deddaea6
http://www.nessus.org/u?0d0701d3

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 60135 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2012-2770

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