VDB-51447 · CVE-2009-4584 · BID 37517

dB Masters Multimedia Links Directory 3.1.3 admin.php improper authentication

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in dB Masters Multimedia Links Directory 3.1.3. This affects an unknown code of the file admin.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 software 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:

admin.php in dB Masters Multimedia Links Directory 3.1.3 allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and gain administrative access via a certain value of the admin_log cookie.

The weakness was disclosed 12/31/2009 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2009-4584 since 01/06/2010. 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 of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

By approaching the search of inurl:admin.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.




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Class: Improper authentication
CWE: CWE-287
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined
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12/29/2009 🔍
12/31/2009 +2 days 🔍
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01/06/2010 +5 days 🔍
01/06/2010 +0 days 🔍
03/18/2015 +1897 days 🔍
12/15/2017 +1003 days 🔍


Advisory: securityfocus.com [404 Not Found]
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2009-4584 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 37517 - dB Masters Multimedia Link Directory Cookie Authentication Bypass Vulnerability
Secunia: 37985 - dB Masters Links Directory Authentication Security Bypass, Moderately Critical
OSVDB: 61393 - dB Masters Links Directory admin.php admin_log Cookie Manipulation Authentication Bypass


Created: 03/18/2015 03:15 PM
Updated: 12/15/2017 08:23 AM
Changes: 03/18/2015 03:15 PM (51), 12/15/2017 08:23 AM (6)
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