Zero-day vulnerability in PivotX

Security bypass

The vulnerability was reported by Hans F. Nordhaug.

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2011021601 - Security bypass in Pivot

Vulnerable component: PivotX

CVE-ID: CVE-2011-1035

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-284 - Improper Access Control


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions on the target system.

The weakness exists due to an error in the Reset my password feature. A remote attacker can guess the username and modify the victim's password.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in security bypass on the vulnerable system.

Note: the vulnerability was being actively exploited.