Vulnerability CVE-2008-6499


Published: 2009-03-19   Modified: 2012-02-12

Description:
security/xamppsecurity.php in XAMPP 1.6.8 performs an extract operation on the SERVER superglobal array, which allows remote attackers to spoof critical variables, as demonstrated by setting the REMOTE_ADDR variable to 127.0.0.1.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
Med.
XAMPP 1.6.8 (XSRF) Change Administrative Password Exploit
Michael Brooks
21.03.2009

Type:

CWE-352

(Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF))

Vendor: Apachefriends
Product: Xampp 
Version: 1.6.8;

CVSS2 => (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:N/I:P/A:P)

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
5.5/10
4.9/10
8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Partial
Partial

 References:
http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/7384
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47202

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