Lucent VitalNet could allow an attacker to gain unauthorized access

vitalnet-unauth-access (7936) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


VitalNet could allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to the Web server, caused by a vulnerability in VitalNet's cookie-based authentication mechanism. If a remote attacker can guess the name of a valid user, access would be granted to the attacker without requiring a password.


Bypass Security


Apply the appropriate patch for your system, as listed in Lucent Technologies, Inc. VitalSuite Security Bulletin #00201. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • Lucent VitalNet 8.0


Jan 18, 2002

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