Sympa < 4.1.2 wwsympa.fcgi List Master Authentication Bypass

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2118

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running wwsympa.fcgi, a web interface for the Sympa mailing list manager. It is reported that this version of Sympa may permit an attacker to bypass the list master authentication in order to create unauthorized mailing list.

Solution

Upgrade to version 4.1.2 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2118

Family: CGI

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.4

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.1

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

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

Reference Information

BID: 10941