DotNetNuke before 4.8.2, during installation or upgrade, does not warn the administrator when the default (1) ValidationKey and (2) DecryptionKey values cannot be modified in the web.config file, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions by using the default keys.
Published 2009-03-30 01:30:00
Updated 2018-10-11 20:57:24
Source MITRE
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2008-6540

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 93 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2008-6540

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen

CWE ids for CVE-2008-6540

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References for CVE-2008-6540

Products affected by CVE-2008-6540

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