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Mambo Site Server Cookie Validation Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Searches for the existence of Mambo's flaw
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by
a privilege escalation vulnerability.
The remote installation of Mambo Site Server improperly validates the
cookies that are sent back by the user. As a result, a user may
impersonate the administrator by using the MD5 value of a received
cookie and thereby gain administrative control of the affected
See also :
Upgrade to Mambo 4.0.12 RC3 or newer.
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
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