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Geeklog session Cookie Authentication Bypass Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Tries to bypass authentication in Geeklog

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by
an authentication bypass issue.

Description :

The remote host is running Geeklog, an open-source weblog powered by
PHP and MySQL.

The version of Geeklog installed on the remote contains a flaw in its
session-handling library that can be exploited by a possible hacker to
bypass authentication and gain access as any user, including the

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Geeklog 1.3.9sr5 / 1.3.11sr5 / 1.4.0sr2 or later.

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4.9

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