Secunia Research: Wuzly Authentication Bypass Vulnerability

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                    Secunia Research 19/12/2011

          - Wuzly Authentication Bypass Vulnerability -

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Table of Contents

Affected Software...................................................1
Severity............................................................2
Vendor's Description of Software....................................3
Description of Vulnerability........................................4
Solution............................................................5
Time Table..........................................................6
Credits.............................................................7
References..........................................................8
About Secunia.......................................................9
Verification.......................................................10

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1) Affected Software

* Wuzly version 2.0.

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.

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2) Severity 

Rating: Moderately critical
Impact: Security Bypass
Where:  From remote

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3) Vendor's Description of Software 

"Wuzly is a free, reliable blogging platform that allows you to create 
a blog in minutes."

Product Link:
http://www.wuzly.com/

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4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Wuzly, which can be
exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions.

An error within the authentication mechanism can be exploited to gain 
access to the administration section by setting the "dXNlcm5hbWU"
cookie to an arbitrary value.

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5) Solution 

A fix is not currently available.

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6) Time Table

28/11/2011 - Requested security contact.
07/12/2011 - Requested security contact (second attempt).
19/12/2011 - Public Disclosure.

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7) Credits

Discovered by Morten Bartvig, Secunia Research.

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8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned 
CVE-2011-3839 for the vulnerability.

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10) Verification 

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2011-89/

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