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CVE-2008-3681 Detail

Description

components/com_user/models/reset.php in Joomla! 1.5 through 1.5.5 does not properly validate reset tokens, which allows remote attackers to reset the "first enabled user (lowest id)" password, typically for the administrator.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  08/14/2008

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://developer.joomla.org/security/news/241-20080801-core-password-remind-functionality.html
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4157
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30667
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020687
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/44430
https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/6234

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Control (CWE-264)

Change History

3 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3681
NVD Published Date:
08/14/2008
NVD Last Modified:
09/28/2017