BASE base_ag_main.php security bypass

base-baseagmain-security-bypass (73201) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

BASE could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by improper validation of authentication by base_ag_main.php script. By modifying the ag_action parameter, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass security restrictions and gain unauthorized access to the vulnerable application.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 7.1
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Bypass Security

Remedy:

No remedy available as of October 1, 2014.

References:

  • BASE Web Site: BASE Download.
  • Packet Storm Web Site: BASE 1.4.5 Remote File Inclusion / Shell Creation.
  • BID-51979: BASE Security Bypass and Multiple Remote File Include Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2012-1198: base_ag_main.php in Basic Analysis and Security Engine (BASE) 1.4.5 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code by uploading contents of the file with an executable extension via a create action, then accessing it via a view action.
  • OSVDB ID: 79510: Basic Analysis and Security Engine (BASE) base_ag_main.php Crafted File Upload Arbitrary Code Execution

Platforms Affected:

  • BASE BASE 1.4.5

Reported:

Feb 11, 2012

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