WebGUI < 7.5.13 RSS Feed Authentication Bypass

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4559

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote host is running WebGUI, a content management framework. The remote version of this software is vulnerable to a flaw in the way that it handles access to data. Protected data can be accessed by requesting the data within an RSS feed. An attacker exploiting this flaw would only need the ability to request an RSS subscription.

Solution

Upgrade to version 7.5.13 or higher.

See Also

http://www.webgui.org/bugs/tracker/security-issue---collaboration-rss

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4559

Family: CGI

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.9

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

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-3503

BID: 29927