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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2005-4458

Group.pm in Metadot Portal Server 6.4.4 and earlier does not properly reset the $IS_OWNER, $IS_ADMIN, and $IS_MANAGER global variables when performing checks for special privileges, which allows users to gain administrator privileges by adding themselves to the SITE_MGR group.
Publish Date : 2005-12-21 Last Update Date : 2008-09-05
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
9.0
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Single system (The vulnerability requires an attacker to be logged into the system (such as at a command line or via a desktop session or web interface).)
Gained Access Admin
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2005-4458

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Metadot Metadot Portal Server 5.5.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Metadot Metadot Portal Server 5.6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Metadot Metadot Portal Server 5.6.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Metadot Metadot Portal Server 5.6.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Metadot Metadot Portal Server 5.6.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Metadot Metadot Portal Server 5.6.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Metadot Metadot Portal Server 5.6.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Metadot Metadot Portal Server 5.6.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Metadot Metadot Portal Server 5.6.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Metadot Metadot Portal Server 5.6.5.3.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Metadot Metadot Portal Server 5.6.5.4b5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Metadot Metadot Portal Server 5.6.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Metadot Metadot Portal Server 6.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Metadot Metadot Portal Server 6.4.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Metadot Metadot Portal Server 6.4.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Metadot Metadot Portal Server 6.4.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Metadot Metadot Portal Server 6.4.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Metadot Metadot Portal Server 17

- References For CVE-2005-4458

http://www.osvdb.org/22014
OSVDB 22014
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2005/3030
VUPEN ADV-2005-3030
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/archive/1/420002/100/0/threaded
BUGTRAQ 20051220 Vulnerability in Metadot portal server allows users to gain administrative privileges
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/23847
XF metadot-user-gain-privileges(23847)
http://www.metadot.com/metadot/index.pl?iid=2632 CONFIRM
http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2005-12/1012.html
FULLDISC 20051220 Vulnerability in Metadot portal server allows users to gain administrative privileges
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/15975
BID 15975 MetaDot Portal Server Site_Mgr Group Privilege Escalation Vulnerability Release Date:2005-12-20
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/287
SREASON 287
http://secunia.com/advisories/18137
SECUNIA 18137

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2005-4458

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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