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Overview

Vulnerability Score 5.0 5.0
CVE Id CVE-2008-3573
Last Modified 05 Sep 2008 12:00:00
Published 10 Aug 2008 04:41:00
Confidentiality Impact NONE NONE
Integrity Impact PARTIAL PARTIAL
Availability Impact NONE NONE
Access Vector NETWORK
Access Complexity LOW
Authentication NONE

CVE-2008-3573

Summary

The CAPTCHA implementation in (1) Pligg 9.9.5 and possibly (2) Francisco Burzi PHP-Nuke 8.1 provides a critical random number (the ts_random value) within the URL in the SRC attribute of an IMG element, which allows remote attackers to pass the CAPTCHA test via a calculation that combines this value with the current date and the HTTP User-Agent string.

Vulnerable Systems

Application

  • Php-nuke 8.1

  • Pligg 9.9.5


References

XF - pligg-captcha-security-bypass(44192)

BID - 30518

MISC - http://www.rooksecurity.com/blog/?p=17


Last Updated: 27 May 2016 10:48:14