[SA20088] phpCOIN E-Mail Address Disclosure of Arbitrary Messages

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-05-14T00:00:00


TITLE: phpCOIN E-Mail Address Disclosure of Arbitrary Messages


VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/20088/

CRITICAL: Moderately critical

IMPACT: Exposure of sensitive information

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: phpCOIN 1.x http://secunia.com/product/4722/

DESCRIPTION: A vulnerability has been reported in phpCOIN, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose sensitive information.

The vulnerability is caused due to the application not checking if an e-mail address is already in use before allowing a user to add or change an e-mail address. This can be exploited to access and disclose the content of arbitrary messages.

SOLUTION: Apply code changes as described by the vendor: http://forums.phpcoin.com//index.php?showtopic=5941

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: The vendor credits captainpovey.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://forums.phpcoin.com//index.php?showtopic=5941

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