Vulnerability CVE-2014-2849


Published: 2014-04-11

Description:
The Change Password dialog box (change_password) in Sophos Web Appliance before 3.8.2 allows remote authenticated users to change the admin user password via a crafted request.

See advisories in our WLB2 database:
Topic
Author
Date
High
Sophos Web Protection Appliance Command Execution
Brandon Perry
10.04.2014

Type:

CWE-264

(Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
8.5/10
9.2/10
8/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Low
Single time
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
None
Complete
Complete
Affected software
Sophos -> Web appliance firmware 
Sophos -> Web appliance 

 References:
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-14-069/
http://www.sophos.com/en-us/support/knowledgebase/120230.aspx
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/66734
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/32789
http://secunia.com/advisories/57706

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