eLiSiA has discovered a vulnerability in FlashChat, which can be exploited by malicious users to bypass certain security restrictions.
The application allows access to administrative functionality by checking if a certain parameter is set. This can be exploited to perform administrative operations by setting the parameter "s" to the value "7".
This vulnerability is confirmed in version 5.0.8. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Ensure that proper access restrictions are implemented.
Provided and/or discovered by: eLiSiA
Original Advisory: http://packetstorm.linuxsecurity.com/0810-exploits/flashchat-bypass.txt
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