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Secunia Security Advisory 33342

Secunia Security Advisory 33342
Posted Jan 7, 2009
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - xl4nothing has reported a vulnerability in the Personal Sticky Threads add-on for vBulletin, which can be exploited by malicious users to bypass certain security restrictions.

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Secunia Security Advisory 33342

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TITLE:
vBulletin Personal Sticky Threads Add-on Security Bypass
Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA33342

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/33342/

CRITICAL:
Less critical

IMPACT:
Security Bypass

WHERE:
>From remote

SOFTWARE:
Personal Sticky Threads 1.x (add-on for vBulletin)
http://secunia.com/advisories/product/20936/

DESCRIPTION:
xl4nothing has reported a vulnerability in the Personal Sticky
Threads add-on for vBulletin, which can be exploited by malicious
users to bypass certain security restrictions.

The vulnerability is caused due to unspecified errors, which can be
be exploited to view details (e.g. title, author, and pages) for a
restricted thread by toggling personal stickies for the thread.

This security issue is reported in version 1.0.3c. Other versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Edit the source code and ensure that proper access restrictions are
implemented.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
xl4nothing

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