Executive Summary

Name CVE-2008-1484 First vendor Publication 2008-03-24
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2018-10-11

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 3.5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Medium
Cvss Expoit Score 6.8 Authentication Requires single instance
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The password reset feature in PunBB 1.2.16 and earlier uses predictable random numbers based on the system time, which allows remote authenticated users to determine the new password via a brute force attack on a seed that is based on the approximate creation time of the targeted account. NOTE: this issue might be related to CVE-2006-5737.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2008-1484

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name
100 % CWE-264 Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 31

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
41999 PunBB Random Number Generator Seeding Weakness Remote Password Disclosure

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/27908
BUGTRAQ http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/488408/100/200/threaded
CONFIRM http://punbb.org/download/changelogs/1.2.16_to_1.2.17.txt
EXPLOIT-DB https://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/5165
MISC http://sektioneins.de/advisories/SE-2008-01.txt
OSVDB http://osvdb.org/45561
SECUNIA http://secunia.com/advisories/29043

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