OpenJournal uid could allow an attacker administrative access

openjournal-uid-admin-access (15069) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium 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.


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of OpenJournal (2.6 or later), available from the Grohol Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • John M. Grohol OpenJournal prior to 2.06


Feb 06, 2004

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