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Eucalyptus Admin UI Password Reset Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2010-12-17    Views:  2,607

Secunia Advisory SA42632

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


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

The vulnerability is caused due to an error in the Admin UI, which allows password reset requests without checking for authentication. This can be exploited to change the administrative password and gain administrative access to the application.

The vulnerability is reported in versions 2.0.0 and 2.0.1.


Solution:
Update to version 2.0.2.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported by the vendor.

Original Advisory:
ESA-01:
http://open.eucalyptus.com/wiki/esa-01

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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