OpenX install.php / install-plugin.php Admin Authentication Bypass

High Nessus Plugin ID 43864

Synopsis

A PHP application hosted on the remote web server has an authentication bypass vulnerability.

Description

The version of OpenX hosted on the remote web server has an authentication bypass vulnerability. Sending a specially crafted request to install.php or install-plugin.php bypasses the normal authentication process.

A remote attacker could exploit this to gain administrative access to the OpenX installation.

Solution

Upgrade to OpenX 2.8.3 or later.

See Also

http://forum.openx.org/index.php?showtopic=503454011

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 43864

File Name: openx_install_auth_bypass.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 2010/01/12

Modified: 2018/07/16

Dependencies: 43863

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: www/openx

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/24

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/12/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4830

BID: 37457

Secunia: 37914