PHPBlogger cookie privilege escalation

2007.08.06
Credit: darthballs
Risk: Medium
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-Other


CVSS Base Score: 5/10
Impact Subscore: 2.9/10
Exploitability Subscore: 10/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Low
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: Partial
Integrity impact: None
Availability impact: None

PHPBlogger is a simple tool to help the creation of web blogs... Encrypted admin password and other preferences are stored on /data/pref.db You can find lots of them exposed with google search: pref password= filetype:db =] -------------------------------------------- The admin panel is acessible once you have a cookie named "key" with the encrypted password So, its possible to administrate remote blogs just by searching for a exposed pref.db and creating a cookie for the page with the encrypted password for more detailes (pt-BR) http://forcehacker.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=2352 by darthballs


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