Bug 497493 - (CVE-2009-0662) CVE-2009-0662 plone: authentication flaw in login form
CVE-2009-0662 plone: authentication flaw in login form
Status: NEW
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Red Hat Product Security
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Reported: 2009-04-24 05:37 EDT by Tomas Hoger
Modified: 2010-04-26 23:58 EDT (History)
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Upstream patch (565 bytes, patch)
2009-04-24 05:50 EDT, Tomas Hoger
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Description Tomas Hoger 2009-04-24 05:37:49 EDT
Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures assigned an identifier CVE-2009-0662 to the following vulnerability:

Quoting upstream security advisory:

  Karen Chan of Isotoma Limited found a bug in the login form
  handling of Plone 3.x. An already authenticated user could
  exploit this error and assume the identity of another user.


Affected version (from upstream advisory):
All Plone 3.x releases are affected.
Plone 2.5 and earlier releases are not affected.
Comment 1 Tomas Hoger 2009-04-24 05:50:53 EDT
Created attachment 341134 [details]
Upstream patch
Comment 2 Tomas Hoger 2009-04-24 05:51:39 EDT
Plone currently only seem to be shipped in EPEL5, no other Fedora version has plone at the moment.

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