CVE-ID

CVE-2002-0286

• Severity Rating • Fix Information • Vulnerable Software Versions • SCAP Mappings
Description
The GetPassword function in function.php of SiteNews 0.10 and 0.11 allows remote attackers to gain privileges and add users by providing a non-existent user name and the MD5 checksum for an empty password to add_user.php, which causes GetPassword to produce and compare a blank password for the non-existent user.
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Date Entry Created
20020501 Disclaimer: The entry creation date may reflect when the CVE-ID was allocated or reserved, and does not necessarily indicate when this vulnerability was discovered, shared with the affected vendor, publicly disclosed, or updated in CVE.
Phase (Legacy)
Modified (20050526)
Votes (Legacy)
MODIFY(1) Frech
NOOP(5) Armstrong, Cole, Cox, Foat, Wall
Comments (Legacy)
 Frech> XF:sitenews-getpassword-add-users(8181)
   CONFIRM:http://www.securitytracker.com/alerts/2002/Feb/100349
   8.html

Proposed (Legacy)
20020502
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