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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   OpenDocMan Vendors:
OpenDocMan Access Control Error in 'commitchange.php' Lets Remote Authenticated Users Make Unauthorized Changes
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1010782
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 27 2004
Impact:   Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 1.2
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in OpenDocMan. A remote authenticated user can make unauthorized changes.

The vendor reported that 'commitchange.php' does not properly check to make sure that a user is authorized to make changes. A remote authenticated user can make changes that they are not authorized to make, including adding/deleting/updating a user, department, or category.

Impact:   A remote authenticated user can add, update, or delete users, departments, or categories.
Solution:   The vendor has released a fixed version (1.2), available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents


 > commitchange.php: fixed security vulnerability where commitchange was not checking to
 > make sure users were authorized to make the requested changes


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