2008-1727 | Myknowledgequest KnowledgeQuest admincheck.php improper authentication (BID-29012 / XFDB-41747)

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6.8 $0-$5k 0.23

A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Myknowledgequest KnowledgeQuest 2.5/2.6 (Knowledge Base Software). Affected is an unknown function of the file admincheck.php. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a weak authentication vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-287. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 04/09/2008 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at milw0rm.com. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2008-1727 since 04/11/2008. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn’t require any form of authentication. Technical details and a public exploit are known.

After immediately, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as functional. The exploit is shared for download at exploit-db.com.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 29012), X-Force (41747) and Secunia (SA29716). Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at 41915.




VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.8

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.8
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Class: Weak authentication
CWE: CWE-287
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Functional
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07/31/2021 +2329 days 🔍Advisory: milw0rm.com
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2008-1727 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 29012
Secunia: 29716 – KnowledgeQuest SQL Injection and Security Bypass, Moderately Critical
X-Force: 41747 – KnowledgeQuest admincheck.php security bypass
OSVDB: 44257 – KnowledgeQuest admincheck.php Admin Account Creation

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 03/16/2015 17:00
Updated: 07/31/2021 14:44
Changes: (4) source_securityfocus_date source_securityfocus_class exploit_price_0day vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_basescore
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