phpList <= 3.5.0 Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

2020-02-10T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310143486
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2020 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2020-02-10T00:00:00

Description

phpList is prone to an authentication bypass vulnerability.

                                        
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CPE = "cpe:/a:phplist:phplist";

if (description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.143486");
  script_version("2020-02-10T07:01:22+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-02-10 07:01:22 +0000 (Mon, 10 Feb 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2020-02-10 06:51:12 +0000 (Mon, 10 Feb 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"7.5");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2020-8547");

  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"remote_banner");

  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"NoneAvailable");

  script_name("phpList <= 3.5.0 Authentication Bypass Vulnerability");

  script_category(ACT_GATHER_INFO);

  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2020 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Web application abuses");
  script_dependencies("gb_phplist_detect.nasl");
  script_mandatory_keys("phplist/detected");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"phpList is prone to an authentication bypass vulnerability.");

  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"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.");

  script_tag(name:"vuldetect", value:"Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"phpList version 3.5.0 and probably prior.");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"No known solution is available as of 10th February, 2020.
  Information regarding this issue will be updated once solution details are available.");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/47989");

  exit(0);
}

include("host_details.inc");
include("version_func.inc");

if (!port = get_app_port(cpe: CPE))
  exit(0);

if (!infos = get_app_version_and_location(cpe: CPE, port: port, exit_no_version: TRUE))
  exit(0);

version = infos["version"];
location = infos["location"];

if (version_is_less_equal(version: version, test_version: "3.5.0")) {
  report = report_fixed_ver(installed_version: version, fixed_version: "None", install_path: location);
  security_message(port: port, data: report);
  exit(0);
}

exit(0);