TITLE: WebGUI User Account Creation Vulnerability
SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA18819
VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/18819/
CRITICAL: Moderately critical
IMPACT: Security Bypass
WHERE: >From remote
SOFTWARE: WebGUI 6.x http://secunia.com/product/4293/
DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability has been reported in WebGUI, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.
The vulnerability is cause due to an error within the handling of user account creation. This can be exploited to create new user accounts via a specially-crafted URL even when anonymous user registration has been disabled.
The vulnerability has been reported in versions prior to 6.8.6-gamma.
SOLUTION: Update to version 6.8.6-gamma. http://www.plainblack.com/getwebgui
PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: The vendor credits Luke Bartholemy.
ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://www.plainblack.com/getwebgui/advisories/webgui-6.8.6-gamma-released
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