Invision Power Board (IP.Board) subscription manager unauthorized access

ipb-subscription-unauthorized-access (36590) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Invision Power Board (IP.Board) could allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to the system. If the subscription manager is enabled, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially-crafted payment request with a malicious member ID to demote arbitrary members to the subscriber group.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 2.6
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 1.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Data Manipulation

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Invision Power Board (2.3.1 after 9/12/2007 or later), available from the Invision Power Board Web site. See References.

--OR--

Refer to Invision Power Web site: Company News and Updates for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

References:

  • Invision Power Web site: Company News and Updates: IP.Board Security Enhancements.
  • BID-25656: Invision Power Board User Profile And Subscription Manager Multiple Input Validation Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2007-4914: Unspecified vulnerability in the subscriptions manager in Invision Power Board (IPB or IP.Board) 2.3.1 before 20070912 allows remote authenticated users to change the member ID and reduce the privilege level of arbitrary users via a crafted payment form, related to (1) class_gw_2checkout.php, (2) class_gw_authorizenet.php, (3) class_gw_nochex.php, (4) class_gw_paypal.php, and (5) class_gw_safshop.php in sources/classes/paymentgateways/.
  • OSVDB ID: 41319: IP.Board sources/classes/paymentgateways/class_gw_2checkout.php Arbitrary User Privilege Level Manipulation
  • OSVDB ID: 41320: IP.Board sources/classes/paymentgateways/class_gw_authorizenet.php Arbitrary User Privilege Level Manipulation
  • OSVDB ID: 41321: IP.Board sources/classes/paymentgateways/class_gw_nochex.php Arbitrary User Privilege Level Manipulation
  • OSVDB ID: 41322: IP.Board sources/classes/paymentgateways/class_gw_paypal.php Arbitrary User Privilege Level Manipulation
  • OSVDB ID: 41323: IP.Board sources/classes/paymentgateways/class_gw_safshop.php Arbitrary User Privilege Level Manipulation
  • SA26788: Invision Power Board Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Invision Power Invision Power Board 2.3.1

Reported:

Sep 12, 2007

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