CVE Database


Impact: Important
Public: 2013-12-11
Bugzilla: 1043040: CVE-2013-6492 piranha: web UI authentication bypass using POST requests


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The Piranha Configuration Tool in Piranha 0.8.6 does not properly restrict access to webpages, which allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and read or modify the LVS configuration via an HTTP POST request.

Find out more about CVE-2013-6492 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score: 5.8
Base Metrics: AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector: Adjacent Network
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: Partial
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: Partial

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Red Hat security errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Clustering version 5 (piranha) RHSA-2014:0174 February 13, 2014
Red Hat Enterprise Linux version 6 (piranha) RHSA-2014:0175 February 13, 2014

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