FreeBSD : ikiwiki -- empty password security hole (09066828-2ef1-11dd-a0d8-0016d325a0ed)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 32488


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


The ikiwiki development team reports :

This hole allowed ikiwiki to accept logins using empty passwords to openid accounts that didn't use a password.

Upgrading to a non-vulnerable ikiwiki version immediatly is recommended if your wiki allows both password and openid logins.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 32488

File Name: freebsd_pkg_090668282ef111dda0d80016d325a0ed.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.11 $

Type: local

Published: 2008/06/02

Modified: 2013/06/21

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ikiwiki, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2008/05/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2008/05/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-0169

CWE: 264