eSyndiCat manage-admins.php unauthorized access

esyndicat-manageadmins-unauthorized-access (34371) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


eSyndiCat could allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access, caused by a vulnerability in the manage-admins.php script. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending form-data to the add parameter to create admin accounts and gain unauthorized access to the application.


Base Score: 7
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
Temporal Score: 6.3
  Exploitability: Functional
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated


Gain Access


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • BugTraq Mailing List, Thu May 17 2007 - 22:28:22 CDT : eSyndiCat Input Validation Error Vulnerability.
  • eSyndiCat Web site: Directory Script, Free Directory Software :: eSyndiCat Directory Software.
  • CVE-2007-2785: manage-admins.php in eSyndiCat Pro 1.x allows remote attackers to create additional administrative accounts, and have other unspecified impact, via modified username, new_pass, new_pass2, status, super, and certain other parameters in an add action.
  • OSVDB ID: 37521: eSyndiCat manage-admins.php Add Action Unauthorized Admin Account Creation

Platforms Affected:

  • Intelliants eSyndiCat 1.x


May 17, 2007

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