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Secunia Research: Sharetronix Authentication Bypass Security Issue

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                    Secunia Research 05/12/2013

           Sharetronix Authentication Bypass Security Issue
		  
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Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1
Severity.............................................................2
Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3
Description of Vulnerability.........................................4
Solution.............................................................5
Time Table...........................................................6
Credits..............................................................7
References...........................................................8
About Secunia........................................................9
Verification........................................................10

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1) Affected Software

* Sharetronix 3.1.1.

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.

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2) Severity 

Rating: Less critical
Impact: Security bypass
Where:  From remote

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3) Vendor's Description of Software 

"Sharetronix is a Secure Social Network for Your Company.
Collaborate with Your Coworkers, Clients, and Partners."

Product Link:
http://sharetronix.com/
 
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4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a security issue in Sharetronix,
which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain
security restrictions.

The application does not properly restrict access to certain AJAX
functionalities. This can be exploited to bypass the authentication
mechanism and access such functionalities without valid credentials.

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5) Solution 

No official solution is currently available.

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6) Time Table 

06/11/2013 - Vendor notified.
06/11/2013 - Vendor response stating
             "Please immediately cease and desist all such
              communications."
05/12/2013  Public disclosure.

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7) Credits 

Discovered by Egidio Romano, Secunia Research.

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8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned
the CVE-2013-5356 identifier for the security issue.
 
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10) Verification 

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2013-12/

Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research:
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