BlogPHP index.php privilege escalation

blogphp-index-privilege-escalation (43275) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

BlogPHP could allow a remote attacker to gain elevated privileges on the system, caused by an error in the index.php script. By sending a specially-crafted HTTP request using the email parameter, an attacker could exploit this vulnerability to gain elevated privileges and create a new admin account.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.8
  Exploitability: Proof-of-Concept
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • BlogPHP Web site: BlogPHP - Free PHP blog script.
  • BID-29898: BlogPHP 'email' Parameter Privilege Escalation Vulnerability
  • CVE-2008-6745: index.php in BlogPHP 2.0 allows remote attackers to gain administrator privileges via a crafted email parameter in a register2 action.
  • OSVDB ID: 53973: BlogPHP index.php email Parameter Remote Privilege Escalation

Platforms Affected:

  • BlogPHP BlogPHP 2.0

Reported:

Jun 23, 2008

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