SQL-Ledger unspecified authentication bypass
|sql-ledger-session-unauth-access (28671)||Medium Risk|
SQL-Ledger could allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to the application, caused by an unspecified vulnerability related to user session handling. An attacker with local network access could exploit this vulnerability to bypass authentication and gain unauthorized access to the application with the privileges of another logged in user.
For Debian GNU/Linux:
Refer to DSA-1239-1 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.
For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for patch or upgrade information.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Tue Aug 29 2006 - 22:12:56 CDT : SQL-Ledger serious security vulnerability and workaround.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Wed Sep 06 2006 - 20:36:17 CDT: Full Disclosure for SQL-Ledger vulnerability CVE-2006-4244.
- SQL-Ledger Web site: SQL-Ledger Accounting.
- BID-19758: SQL-Ledger Session ID Authentication Bypass Vulnerability
- CVE-2006-4244: SQL-Ledger 2.4.4 through 2.6.17 authenticates users by verifying that the value of the sql-ledger-[username] cookie matches the value of the sessionid parameter, which allows remote attackers to gain access as any logged-in user by setting the cookie and the parameter to the same value.
- CVE-2006-4798: SQL-Ledger before 2.4.4 stores a password in a query string, which might allow context-dependent attackers to obtain the password via a Referer field or browser history.
- DSA-1239: sql-ledger -- several vulnerabilities
- OSVDB ID: 28314: SQL-Ledger Session Handling Weakness Arbitrary User Privilege Escalation
- OSVDB ID: 30959: SQL-Ledger Query String URI Password Disclosure
- SA21689: SQL-Ledger Session Hijacking Vulnerability
- Debian Debian Linux 3.1
- DWS Systems SQL-Ledger
Aug 29, 2006
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