Vulnerability CVE-2008-6664


Published: 2009-04-08   Modified: 2012-02-13

Description:
action.php in SH-News 3.0 allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and gain administrator privileges by setting the shuser and shpass cookies to non-zero values.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
SH-News 3.0 Insecure Cookie Handling Vulnerability
Virangar
10.04.2009

Type:

CWE-20

(Improper Input Validation)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
7.5/10
6.4/10
10/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Yarck -> Sh-news 

 References:
http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/5829
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29725
http://www.shnews.de/change-log
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/43123

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