FreeBSD : ikiwiki -- authentication bypass vulnerability (7b35a77a-0151-11e7-ae1b-002590263bf5)
High Nessus Plugin ID 97546
SynopsisThe remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
Descriptionikiwiki reports :
The ikiwiki maintainers discovered further flaws similar to CVE-2016-9646 in the passwordauth plugin's use of CGI::FormBuilder, with a more serious impact :
An attacker who can log in to a site with a password can log in as a different and potentially more privileged user.
An attacker who can create a new account can set arbitrary fields in the user database for that account
SolutionUpdate the affected package.