BASE < 1.2.5 Authentication Bypass
High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5086
SynopsisThe remote host is running a PHP application that is vulnerable to an authentication bypass attack.
DescriptionThe remote host is running BASE, a web-based tool for analyzing alerts from one or more SNORT sensors. The version of BASE installed on the remote host is earlier than 1.2.5. Such versions are reportedly fail to sufficiently validate 'user', 'role', or passwords against the database in the 'readRoleCookie()' function of the 'includes/base_auth.inc/php' script. An attacker could exploit this in order to bypass authentication and gain unauthorized access to the application.
SolutionUpgrade to BASE version 1.2.5