ADempiere canUpdate() function security bypass

adempiere-canupdate-security-bypass (34327) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Adempiere could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by a design error in the canUpdate() function which improperly validates user roles. A remote attacker with read-only privileges could exploit this vulnerability to bypass security restrictions and gain unauthorized access to the application with read/write privileges.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.7
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Bypass Security

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Adempiere (3.1.6 or later), available from the ADempiere Web site. See References.

References:

  • ADempiere Web site: Release 316 - AdempiereWiki.
  • SourceForge.net: ADempiere Bazaar.
  • CVE-2007-2760: The canUpdate function in model/MRole.java in Adempiere before 3.1.6 does not properly validate user roles, which allows remote authenticated read-only users to gain read-write privileges. NOTE: some of these details are obtained from third party information.
  • OSVDB ID: 41979: Adempiere model/MRole.java canUpdate Function Remote Privilege Escalation

Platforms Affected:

  • Adempiere Bazaar Adempiere Bazaar 3.1.5

Reported:

Apr 02, 2007

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