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Moderately critical

EQdkp Backup Referer Security Bypass

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Release Date:  2007-02-06    Views:  8,834

Secunia Advisory SA24038

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass, Manipulation of data, Exposure of sensitive information

Solution Status:

Unpatched

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Eight10 has discovered a vulnerability in EQdkp, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions, disclose sensitive information and manipulate data.

An insecure authentication method in admin/backup/backup.php and admin/backup/index.php can be exploited to bypass authentication by passing a "Referer" HTTP header with a URL from the Administration Panel.

Successful exploitation allows retrieving and editing data from arbitrary databases and database tables, e.g. changing an administrator's password hash.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 1.3.1. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Edit the source code to ensure that authentication is done correctly.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Eight10

Original Advisory:
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/3252

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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