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PivotX Password Reset Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2011-02-21    Views:  2,720

Secunia Advisory SA43417

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


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

The vulnerability is caused due to the application allowing an attacker to change the password of an existing user by guessing a valid user name. No further information is currently available.

The vulnerability is reported in version 2.2.3. Prior versions may also be affected.

NOTE: The vulnerability is currently being actively exploited.


Solution:
Update to version 2.2.5.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Reported as a 0-day.

Original Advisory:
PivotX:
http://blog.pivotx.net/archive/2011/02/16/pivotx-225-released

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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