Phlatline Personal Information Manager up to 1.0 changepassword.php improper authentication

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A vulnerability was found in Phlatline Personal Information Manager up to 1.0. It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown function of the file changepassword.php. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a improper authentication vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-287. When an actor claims to have a given identity, the product does not prove or insufficiently proves that the claim is correct. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

changepassword.php in Phlatline s Personal Information Manager (pPIM) 1.0 and earlier does not require administrative authentication, which allows remote attackers to change arbitrary passwords.

The weakness was released 10/03/2008 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at milw0rm.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2008-4427 since 10/03/2008. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details and a public exploit are known.

A public exploit has been developed by Stack and been published even before and not after the advisory. The exploit is shared for download at exploit-db.com. It is declared as highly functional. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 53 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. By approaching the search of inurl:changepassword.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (44389) and Exploit-DB (6231).

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Class: Improper authentication
CWE: CWE-287
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Access: Public
Status: Highly functional
Author: Stack
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12/06/2017 +995 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Advisory: milw0rm.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2008-4427 (🔍)
X-Force: 44389 - pPIM changepassword.php security bypass
SecurityFocus: 30627 - pPIM Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 31424

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013

Entryinfo

Created: 03/17/2015 04:11 PM
Updated: 12/06/2017 09:23 AM
Changes: 03/17/2015 04:11 PM (56), 12/06/2017 09:23 AM (7)
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