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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1484

The password reset feature in PunBB 1.2.16 and earlier uses predictable random numbers based on the system time, which allows remote authenticated users to determine the new password via a brute force attack on a seed that is based on the approximate creation time of the targeted account. NOTE: this issue might be related to CVE-2006-5737.
Publish Date : 2008-03-24 Last Update Date : 2018-10-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact None (There is no impact to the availability of the system.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified 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 None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 264

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1484

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Punbb Punbb 1.0 Beta2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Punbb Punbb 1.0 Beta3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Punbb Punbb 1.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Punbb Punbb 1.0 Rc1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Punbb Punbb 1.0 Rc2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Punbb Punbb 1.0 Alpha Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Punbb Punbb 1.0 Beta1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Punbb Punbb 1.0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Punbb Punbb 1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Punbb Punbb 1.1.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Punbb Punbb 1.1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 Application Punbb Punbb 1.1.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
13 Application Punbb Punbb 1.1.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
14 Application Punbb Punbb 1.1.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
15 Application Punbb Punbb 1.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
16 Application Punbb Punbb 1.2.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
17 Application Punbb Punbb 1.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
18 Application Punbb Punbb 1.2.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
19 Application Punbb Punbb 1.2.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
20 Application Punbb Punbb 1.2.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
21 Application Punbb Punbb 1.2.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
22 Application Punbb Punbb 1.2.7 Version Details Vulnerabilities
23 Application Punbb Punbb 1.2.8 Version Details Vulnerabilities
24 Application Punbb Punbb 1.2.9 Version Details Vulnerabilities
25 Application Punbb Punbb 1.2.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
26 Application Punbb Punbb 1.2.11 Version Details Vulnerabilities
27 Application Punbb Punbb 1.2.12 Version Details Vulnerabilities
28 Application Punbb Punbb 1.2.13 Version Details Vulnerabilities
29 Application Punbb Punbb 1.2.14 Version Details Vulnerabilities
30 Application Punbb Punbb 1.2.15 Version Details Vulnerabilities
31 Application Punbb Punbb 1.2.16 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Punbb Punbb 31

- References For CVE-2008-1484
BUGTRAQ 20080220 Advisory SE-2008-01: PunBB Blind Password Recovery Vulnerability
BID 27908 PunBB Password Reset Weak Random Number Security Bypass Vulnerability Release Date:2008-02-21

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1484

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