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TITLE: phpSlash "author_id" User Profile Manipulation Vulnerability
SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA15936
VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/15936/
CRITICAL: Moderately critical
IMPACT: Manipulation of data, Security Bypass
WHERE: >From remote
SOFTWARE: phpSlash 0.x http://secunia.com/product/5343/
DESCRIPTION: crashfr has reported a vulnerability in phpSlash, which can be exploited by malicious people to manipulate settings for other users.
Input passed to the "author_id" parameter isn't properly verified before being used in the "saveProfile()" function. This can be exploited to modify profiles for arbitrary users.
The vulnerability has been reported in version 0.7.1, 0.7.2 and 0.8.0. Other versions may also be affected.
SOLUTION: Update to version 0.8.1. http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=10566
PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: crashfr
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