SekoMirza has discovered a security issue in StatCounteX, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions and to disclose potentially sensitive information.
The security issue is cause due to missing permission checks in admin.asp. This can be exploited to gain access to the administrative interface and e.g. modify script settings by directly requesting the admin.asp script.
NOTE: Other sensitive scripts are also directly accessible.
The security issue is confirmed in version 3.1. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Restrict access to the StatCounteX directory.
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Subject: StatCounteX "admin.asp" Security Bypass
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