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Category:   Application (Forum/Board/Portal)  >   b2evolution Vendors:   b2evolution.net
b2evolution 'Lost Password' Function Lets Remote Users Reset Passwords on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037393
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037393
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-9479   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 6 2016
Impact:   Modification of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in b2evolution. A remote user can reset passwords on the target system.

A remote user can send a specially crafted request to exploit a flaw in the 'lost password' function to reset arbitrary user passwords.

Impact:   A remote user can reset arbitrary passwords on the target system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (6.7.9).

The vendor advisory is available at:

http://b2evolution.net/downloads/6-7-9-stable

Vendor URL:  b2evolution.net/downloads/6-7-9-stable (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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