CVE-2002-1656

2002-12-31T05:00:00
ID CVE-2002-1656
Type cve
Reporter cve@mitre.org
Modified 2017-07-11T01:29:00

Description

X-News (x_news) 1.1 and earlier allows attackers to authenticate as other users by obtaining the MD5 checksum of the password, e.g. via sniffing or the users.txt data file, and providing it in a cookie.