Bug 978480 (CVE-2013-4198) - CVE-2013-4198 plone: Authenticated users able to alter their password despite of policy definition / setting prohibiting it (mail_password.py)
Summary: CVE-2013-4198 plone: Authenticated users able to alter their password despite...
Alias: CVE-2013-4198
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Depends On: 991015
Blocks: Embargoed973222
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Reported: 2013-06-26 17:23 UTC by Jan Lieskovsky
Modified: 2019-09-29 13:05 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-08-22 15:59:54 UTC

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Description Jan Lieskovsky 2013-06-26 17:23:59 UTC
A security flaw was found in the way Plone, a user friendly and powerful content management system, restricted access to password change for unauthorized users. If from policy definition Plone user in question was not allowed to change their password, they (previously) could still reset / change the password via forgotten password email functionality.

Comment 2 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-08-01 09:20:46 UTC
The CVE identifier of CVE-2013-4198 has been assigned to this issue:

Comment 3 Jan Lieskovsky 2013-08-01 12:13:04 UTC
Created plone tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-5 [bug 991015]

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