Flat Calendar calAdd.php and deleteEvent.php security bypass
|flatcalendar-add-deleteevent-security-bypass (43039)||Medium Risk|
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.
No remedy available as of December 1, 2013.
- 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
- Flat Calendar Flat Calendar 1.1
Jun 11, 2008
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