Pligg CMS Multiple Security Vulnerabilities

Published: 2011-04-01 11:32:12

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

Detection Type:
Remote Banner

Recommendations:
The vendor has released a fix. Please see the references for more information.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Summary:
Pligg CMS is prone to multiple security vulnerabilities because it fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input. These vulnerabilities include a local file-include vulnerability, a security-bypass vulnerability, and an authentication-bypass vulnerability.

Impact:
Attackers can exploit these issues to view and execute arbitrary local files in the context of the webserver process, bypass security-restrictions, and perform unauthorized actions.

Affected Versions:
Versions prior to Pligg CMS 1.1.4 are vulnerable.

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46998

References:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/46998
http://www.pligg.com/
http://forums.pligg.com/current-version/23041-pligg-content-management-system-1-1-4-a.html
http://h.ackack.net/the-pligg-cms-0dayset-1.html

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Severity
Medium
CVSS Score
4.3

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