Sitecore CMS Web service information disclosure

sitecore-web-service-info-disclosure (49298) The risk level is classified as LowLow Risk

Description:

Sitecore CMS could allow a remote attacker to obtain sensitive information, caused by an error in the Web service. A remote authenticated attacker could exploit this vulnerability using unknown attack vectors related to SOAP and XML requests to obtain arbitrary user data from the security databases.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Obtain Information

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Sitecore CMS (5.3.2 rev. 090212 or later), available from the Sitecore Web site. See References.

References:

  • Sitecore Web site: Release History (Sitecore CMS V5.3.2) - SDN5.
  • BID-34162: Sitecore CMS Security Databases Information Disclosure Vulnerability
  • CVE-2009-1055: Unspecified vulnerability in the web service in Sitecore CMS 5.3.1 rev. 071114 allows remote authenticated users to gain access to security databases, and obtain administrative and user credentials, via unknown vectors related to SOAP and XML requests.
  • OSVDB ID: 52777: Sitecore CMS Web Service Security Database Information Disclosure
  • SA34356: Sitecore CMS Web Service Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Sitecore Sitecore CMS 5.3.1 rev. 071114

Reported:

Feb 20, 2009

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