Zope < 2.3.3 ZClass Permission Mapping Modification Local Privilege Escalation

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 1446

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a flaw which allows for the bypassing of authentication.

Description

The remote web server is a version of Zope which is older than 2.3.3. There is a security issue in all releases prior to version 2.3.3 which allow any user to visit a ZClass declaration and change its permission mappings for methods and other objects defined within the ZClass, possibly allowing unauthorized access within the Zope instance.

Solution

Update to Zope 2.3.3 or higher.

See Also

http://www.zope.org/Products/Zope/Hotfix_2001-05-01/security_alert

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 1446

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/08/20

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 10777

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.6

Temporal Score: 3.8

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.9

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: CVSS3#AV:L/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:zope:zope

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2001-0567