Dovestones Software AD Self Password Reset, version 184.108.40.206 and earlier, fails to properly validate users, which enables an unauthenticated attacker to reset passwords for arbitrary accounts.
CWE-284: Improper Access Control - CVE-2015-8267
Dovestones Software AD Self Password Reset contains a vulnerable method PasswordReset.Controllers.ResetController.ChangePasswordIndex() in PasswordReset.dll that fails to validate the requesting user. An attacker can reset passwords for arbitrary accounts by manipulating web application requests that call the vulnerable method.
A remote, unauthenticated attacker can reset passwords for arbitrary accounts where usernames are known or can be guessed.
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Thanks to Adam Caudill for reporting this vulnerability.
This document was written by Joel Land.
|Date First Published:||2015-12-18|
|Date Last Updated:||2015-12-18 16:43 UTC|