Flat Calendar calAdd.php and deleteEvent.php security bypass

flatcalendar-add-deleteevent-security-bypass (43039) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Flat Calendar could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. By sending a direct request to the calAdd.php or deleteEvent.php script using the eventNumber parameter, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to add and delete events.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 4.8
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • BugTraq Mailing List, Wed Jun 11 2008 - 09:08:21 CDT: Flat Calendar v1.1 Remote Permission Bypass Vulnerability.
  • Flat Calendar Web page: Flat Calendar - a Calendar and Event Book PHP script using a Flat File Database.
  • BID-29662: Flat Calendar Multiple Administrative Scripts Authentication Bypass Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2008-6736: Flat Calendar 1.1 does not properly restrict access to administrative functions, which allows remote attackers to (1) add new events via calAdd.php, as reachable from admin/add.php, or (2) delete events via admin/deleteEvent.php. NOTE: this is only a vulnerability when the administrator does not follow recommendations in the product's security documentation.
  • OSVDB ID: 51506: Flat Calendar Admin Function Direct Request Authentication Bypass

Platforms Affected:

  • Flat Calendar Flat Calendar 1.1

Reported:

Jun 11, 2008

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