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TalkBack Comment Edit Security Bypass

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Release Date:  2009-07-10    Last Update:  2010-05-28    Views:  2,857

Secunia Advisory SA35735

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass

Solution Status:

Unpatched

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been discovered in TalkBack, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.

The vulnerability is caused due to the application not properly restricting access to the comment edit function, which can be exploited to modify comments without having proper permissions.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 2.3.14. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Edit the source code to ensure that access is properly restricted.

Provided and/or discovered by:
JIKO

Original Advisory:
http://www.packetstormsecurity.org/0907-exploits/talkback-lfiexec.txt

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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