A vulnerability has been reported in XOOPS, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.
The application does not properly verify activation type permissions. This can be exploited to activate a new user without the administrators approval by requesting the application to resend the activation email.
The vulnerability is reported in versions prior to 2.4.1.
Solution: Update to version 2.4.1.
Original Advisory: http://www.xoops.org/modules/news/article.php?storyid=5096
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Subject: XOOPS Profile Activation Security Bypass
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