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Authentication Bypass in Rational Soft's Hidden Administrator

Published
Credit
Risk
2007.05.22
Muhammad Ahmed Siddiqui
High
CWE
CVE
Local
Remote
N/A
CVE-2007-2783
No
Yes

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
10/10
10/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Complete
Complete
Complete

REWTERZ-20070518 - Authentication Bypass in Rational Soft's Hidden Administrator

Release Date:
18 May, 2007

Severity:
High (Remote Code Execution)

Vendor:
Rational Soft

Software Affected:
Hidden Administrator v1.7 and below

Overview:
rewterz has discovered a critical vulnerability in Hidden
Administrator. This vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute
arbitrary code in the context of the user who executed Hidden
Administrator.

Technical Details:
Authentication mechanism of Hidden Administrator can be bypassed with
ease via this vulnerability. With authentication bypassed at the
Hidden Administrator server, any malicious user can cause Hidden
Administrator to run arbitrary code and assume full control of the
system on which Hidden Administrator is running.

We have confirmed the ability to execute arbitrary own code. This is
an authentication bypass vulnerability which can be exploited easily.

Credit:
Muhammad Ahmed Siddiqui

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