Vulnerability CVE-2017-12778


Published: 2019-05-09

Description:
** DISPUTED ** The UI Lock feature in qBittorrent version 3.3.15 is vulnerable to Authentication Bypass, which allows Attack to gain unauthorized access to qBittorrent functions by tampering the affected flag value of the config file at the C:\Users\<username>\Roaming\qBittorrent pathname. The attacker must change the value of the "locked" attribute to "false" within the "Locking" stanza. NOTE: This is an intended behavior. See https://github.com/qbittorrent/qBittorrent/wiki/I-forgot-my-UI-lock-password.

Type:

CWE-287

(Improper Authentication)

Vendor: Qbittorrent
Product: Qbittorrent 
Version: 3.3.15;

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
3.6/10
4.9/10
3.9/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Local
Low
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
None

 References:
http://archive.is/eF2GR
https://github.com/qbittorrent/qBittorrent/wiki/I-forgot-my-UI-lock-password
https://medium.com/@BaYinMin/cve-2017-12778-qbittorrent-ui-lock-authentication-bypass-30959ff55ada

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