FreeSeat cron.php security bypass

freeseat-cron-security-bypass (39648) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


FreeSeat could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by an error in the cron.php script. If the format.php script has been modified, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability and bypass security restrictions to login into the application as an administrator.


Base Score: 6.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
Temporal Score: 5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Bypass Security


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  • Files: FreeSeat - File Release Notes and Changelog - Release Name: 1.1.5d.
  • CVE-2008-0293: Unspecified vulnerability in cron.php in FreeSeat before 1.1.5d, when format.php has certain modifications, allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and gain privileges via unspecified vectors related to the show_foot function.
  • OSVDB ID: 40244: FreeSeat cron.php Administrator Bypass
  • SA28459: FreeSeat Seat Locking Security Bypass Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • FreeSeat FreeSeat prior to 1.1.5d


Jan 13, 2008

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