Two vulnerabilities have been reported in Free PHP VX Guestbook, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.
1) A vulnerability is caused due to improper access restriction in admin/backupdb.php. This can be exploited to download a database backup without valid user credentials.
2) A vulnerability is caused due to improper access restriction. This can be exploited to bypass the authentication mechanism and gain access to the administration section by setting the "admin_name" and "admin_pass" cookies to "1".
The vulnerabilities are reported in version 1.06. Prior versions may also be affected.
Solution: Update to version 1.07.
Provided and/or discovered by: 1) SirGod
Original Advisory: 1) http://milw0rm.com/exploits/6456
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