High

CVE-2002-1656 - Unspecified vulnerability in Xqus X-News

Publication: 2002-12-31
Summary

X-News (x_news) 1.1 and earlier allows attackers to authenticate as other users by obtaining the MD5 checksum of the password, e.g. via sniffing or the users.txt data file, and providing it in a cookie.

Risk level (CVSS 7.5)

High

7.5

Access Vector

  • Network
  • Adjacent Network
  • Local

Access Complexity

  • Low
  • Medium
  • High

Authentication

  • None
  • Single
  • Multiple

Confident. Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Integrity Impact

  • Complete
  • Partial
  • None

Affected Products

  • Xqus X-news 1.0
  • Xqus X-news 1.1