Vulnerability CVE-2018-8715


Published: 2018-03-14   Modified: 2018-03-15

Description:
The Embedthis HTTP library, and Appweb versions before 7.0.3, have a logic flaw related to the authCondition function in http/httpLib.c. With a forged HTTP request, it is possible to bypass authentication for the form and digest login types.

Type:

CWE-287

(Improper Authentication)

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

CVSS Base Score
Impact Subscore
Exploitability Subscore
6.8/10
6.4/10
8.6/10
Exploit range
Attack complexity
Authentication
Remote
Medium
No required
Confidentiality impact
Integrity impact
Availability impact
Partial
Partial
Partial
Affected software
Embedthis -> Appweb 

 References:
https://blogs.securiteam.com/index.php/archives/3676
https://github.com/embedthis/appweb/issues/610
https://securityadvisories.paloaltonetworks.com/Home/Detail/127

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