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CVE-2006-2942 Detail

Current Description

TWiki 4.0.0, 4.0.1, and 4.0.2 allows remote attackers to gain Twiki administrator privileges via a TWiki.TWikiRegistration form with a modified action attribute that references the Sandbox web instead of the user web, which can then be used to associate the user's login name with the WikiName of a member of the TWikiAdminGroup.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 5.1 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 4.9


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): High
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Provides unauthorized access
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Solution

Successful exploitation requires that the "MapUserToWikiName" setting is enabled.

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2006-q2/0032.html
http://securitytracker.com/id?1016323 Patch
http://twiki.org/cgi-bin/view/Codev/SecurityAlertTWiki4PrivilegeElevation Patch Vendor Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/18506 Patch
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2006/2415
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/27336

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:twiki:twiki:4.0.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:twiki:twiki:4.0.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:a:twiki:twiki:4.0.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2006-2942
NVD Published Date:
06/20/2006
NVD Last Modified:
07/19/2017