phpList <= 3.5.0 Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

Published: 2020-02-10 06:51:12
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

Solution Type:
None Available

Summary:
phpList is prone to an authentication bypass vulnerability.

Technical Details:
phpList allows type juggling for admin login bypass because == is used instead of === for password hashes, which mishandles hashes that begin with 0e followed by exclusively numerical characters.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Affected Versions:
phpList version 3.5.0 and probably prior.

Recommendations:
No known solution is available as of 10th February, 2020. Information regarding this issue will be updated once solution details are available.

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2020-8547

References:

https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/47989

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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