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Entertainment Media Sharing "adminLogged" Cookie Authentication Bypass

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Release Date:  2007-07-11    Last Update:  2007-07-13    Views:  5,575

Secunia Advisory SA26016

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Kw3rLn has reported a vulnerability in Entertainment Media Sharing, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.

The vulnerability is caused due to improper checks for authentication credentials in admin/index.php. This can be exploited to log in as administrator by setting the "adminLogged" cookie to "Administrator".


Solution:
Restrict access to the "admin" directory (e.g. with a ".htaccess" file).

Provided and/or discovered by:
Kw3rLn

Deep Links:
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