CVE Vulnerabilities

CVE-2008-6664

Improper Authentication

Published: Apr 08, 2009 | Modified: Sep 29, 2017
CVSS 3.x
N/A
Source:
NVD
CVSS 2.x
7.5 HIGH
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
RedHat/V2
RedHat/V3
Ubuntu

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.

Weakness

When an actor claims to have a given identity, the software does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct.

Affected Software

Name Vendor Start Version End Version
Sh-news Yarck 3.0 3.0

Potential Mitigations

References