The vulnerability was reported by Hans F. Nordhaug.
Advisory: SB2011021601 - Security bypass in Pivot
Vulnerable component: PivotX
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.