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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   BMC Remedy Action Request System Vendors:   BMC Software
BMC Remedy Action Request System Password Reset Flaw Lets Remote Users Modify Passwords on the Target System
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037529
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-2349   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 23 2016
Impact:   Modification of authentication information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 8.1 SP 2, 9.0, 9.0 SP 1, 9.1
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in BMC Remedy Action Request System. A remote user can modify passwords on the target system.

A remote user can submit a blank value for the previous password to reset arbitrary passwords.

Bhushan Nikam from Network Intelligence (I) Pvt. Ltd. reported this vulnerability.

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

The vendor advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (AIX), UNIX (HP/UX), UNIX (Solaris - SunOS), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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