ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus password recovery weak security

adselfservice-pwr-weak-security (65350) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus could provide weaker than expected security, caused by an error in the security question mechanism used for password recovery. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to guess passwords via brute force techniques.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Other

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus (4.5 Build 4500 or later), available from the ManageEngine Web site. See References.

References:

  • CORE-2011-0103: ZOHO ManageEngine ADSelfService multiple vulnerabilities.
  • ManageEngine Web site: ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus.
  • BID-46331: ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2010-3272: accounts/ValidateAnswers in the security-questions implementation in ZOHO ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus before 4.5 Build 4500 makes it easier for remote attackers to reset user passwords, and consequently obtain access to arbitrary user accounts, via a modified (1) Hide_Captcha or (2) quesList parameter in a validateAll action.
  • CVE-2010-3273: ZOHO ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus before 4.5 Build 4500 allows remote attackers to reset user passwords, and consequently obtain access to arbitrary user accounts, by providing a user id to accounts/ValidateUser, and then providing a new password to accounts/ResetResult.
  • OSVDB ID: 70869: ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus accounts/ResetResult Direct Access Security Question Bypass
  • OSVDB ID: 70870: ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus POST Request Manipulation Security Question Weakness
  • SA43241: ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus Cross-Site Scripting and Security Bypass

Platforms Affected:

  • ManageEngine ADSelfService Plus 4.4

Reported:

Feb 10, 2011

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