VDB-74373 · CVE-2015-1464 · BID 72833

Bestpractical Request Tracker up to 4.2.8 Session access control

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A vulnerability was found in Bestpractical Request Tracker up to 4.2.8 (Ticket Tracking Software). It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown code block of the component Session. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-284. The product does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, and integrity. The summary by CVE is:

RT (aka Request Tracker) before 4.0.23 and 4.2.x before 4.2.10 allows remote attackers to hijack sessions via an RSS feed URL.

The weakness was presented 03/09/2015 (Website). The advisory is shared at debian.org. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2015-1464 since 02/03/2015. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 82141 (Debian DLA-158-1 : request-tracker3.8 security update), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 175312 (Debian Security Update for request-tracker4 (DSA 3176-1)).

Upgrading to version 4.2.9 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at Tenable (82141), SecurityFocus (BID 72833†) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-49078†).






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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-284 / CWE-266

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Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 82141
Nessus Name: Debian DLA-158-1 : request-tracker3.8 security update
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OpenVAS ID: 703176
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 3176-1 (request-tracker4 - security update)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Request Tracker 4.2.9


02/03/2015 🔍
02/26/2015 +23 days 🔍
02/27/2015 +1 days 🔍
03/09/2015 +10 days 🔍
03/09/2015 +0 days 🔍
03/16/2015 +7 days 🔍
03/30/2015 +14 days 🔍
05/01/2022 +2589 days 🔍


Advisory: debian.org
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2015-1464 (🔍)

SecurityFocus: 72833 - Request Tracker CVE-2015-1464 Session Hijacking Vulnerability
Vulnerability Center: 49078 - RT 4.0.23 and 4.2 before 4.2.1 Remote Session Hijacking via an RSS Feed URL, Medium


Created: 03/30/2015 12:31 PM
Updated: 05/01/2022 09:21 AM
Changes: 03/30/2015 12:31 PM (63), 06/23/2017 10:20 AM (9), 05/01/2022 09:21 AM (3)
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