[SA18819] WebGUI User Account Creation Vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-02-13T00:00:00


TITLE: WebGUI User Account Creation Vulnerability


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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