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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-3681 (1 public exploit)

components/com_user/models/reset.php in Joomla! 1.5 through 1.5.5 does not properly validate reset tokens, which allows remote attackers to reset the "first enabled user (lowest id)" password, typically for the administrator.
Publish Date : 2008-08-14 Last Update Date : 2009-02-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
7.5
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-3681

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Joomla Com User 1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Joomla Com User 1.5.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Joomla Com User 1.5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Joomla Com User 1.5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Joomla Com User 1.5.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Joomla Com User 1.5.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Joomla Com User 6

- References For CVE-2008-3681

http://developer.joomla.org/security/news/241-20080801-core-password-remind-functionality.html CONFIRM
http://secunia.com/advisories/31457
SECUNIA 31457
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/4157
SREASON 4157
Exploit! http://www.milw0rm.com/exploits/6234
MILW0RM 6234
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/30667
BID 30667 Joomla! 'com_user' Component Token Input Validation Vulnerability Release Date:2008-08-27
http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/44430
XF joomla-reset-security-bypass(44430)
http://www.securitytracker.com/id?1020687
SECTRACK 1020687

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-3681

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


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