OpenJournal uid could allow an attacker administrative access
|openjournal-uid-admin-access (15069)||Medium Risk|
OpenJournal could allow a remote attacker to gain administrative access to the program. By sending a specially-crafted URL request containing embedded script code in the uid variable, a remote attacker could bypass authentication and gain unauthorized access to the control panel of the program, which could allow the attacker to modify data in the backend database.
Upgrade to the latest version of OpenJournal (2.6 or later), available from the Grohol Web site. See References.
- Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Fri Feb 06 2004 - 14:45:25 CST: Open Journal Blog Authenticaion Bypassing Vulnerability .
- Grohol Web site: grohol.com.downloads.open journal blogging software.
- BID-9598: OpenJournal Authentication Bypassing Vulnerability
- CVE-2004-0261: oj.cgi in OpenJournal 2.0 through 2.0.5 allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and access the control panel via a 0 in the uid parameter.
- OSVDB ID: 3872: OpenJournal oj.cgi uid Parameter Authentication Bypass
- John M. Grohol OpenJournal prior to 2.06
Feb 06, 2004
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