Vulnerable component: vBulletin
CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N/E:F/RL:O/RC:C
CWE-ID: CWE-264 - Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions on the target system.
The weakness exists due to an error in the upgrade.php script. By using the customerid, htmldata[password], htmldata[confirmpassword], and htmldata[email] parameters, a remote attacker can create administrative accounts.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in security bypass on the vulnerable system.
Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.
- vBulletin 4.1.x - '/install/upgrade.php' Security Bypass [Exploit-DB]