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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2002-0286

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.
Publish Date : 2002-05-31 Last Update Date : 2017-07-11
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Gain privileges
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2002-0286

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Sitenews Sitenews 0.01 Beta * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Sitenews Sitenews 0.02 Beta * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Sitenews Sitenews 0.03 Beta * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Sitenews Sitenews 0.04 Beta * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Sitenews Sitenews 0.05 Beta * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Sitenews Sitenews 0.06 Beta * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 Application Sitenews Sitenews 0.07 Beta * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 Application Sitenews Sitenews 0.08 Beta * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 Application Sitenews Sitenews 0.09 Beta * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 Application Sitenews Sitenews 0.10 Beta * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 Application Sitenews Sitenews 0.11 Beta * * * Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Sitenews Sitenews 11

- References For CVE-2002-0286
BID 4046 Sitenews Unauthorized User Addition Vulnerability Release Date:2009-07-11
BUGTRAQ 20020216 SiteNews remote add user exploit
XF sitenews-getpassword-add-users(8181)

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2002-0286

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