2021-38290 | Fuel CMS Host Header Asset.php Privilege Escalation
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A vulnerability was found in Fuel CMS up to 1.5.0 (Content Management System). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown functionality in the library fuel/modules/fuel/libraries/Asset.php of the component Host Header Handler. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:
A host header attack vulnerability exists in FUEL CMS 1.5.0 through fuel/modules/fuel/config/fuel_constants.php and fuel/modules/fuel/libraries/Asset.php. An attacker can use a man in the middle attack such as phishing.
The weakness was published 08/10/2021. The advisory is shared at github.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2021-38290 since 08/09/2021. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. A single authentication is required for exploitation. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available.
Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at github.com.
VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.0
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