CVE-2016-2049

Published on: 02/01/2016 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 03/23/2021 11:27:15 PM UTC

CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Php-openid from Janrain contain the following vulnerability:

examples/consumer/common.php in JanRain PHP OpenID library (aka php-openid) improperly checks the openid.realm parameter against the SERVER_NAME element in the SERVER superglobal array, which might allow remote attackers to hijack the authentication of arbitrary users via vectors involving a crafted HTTP Host header.

  • CVE-2016-2049 has been assigned by [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.

CVSS3 Score: 8.8 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW NONE REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
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Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 6.8 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
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Integrity
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CVE References

Description Tags Link
oss-security - Re: CVE Request: Host based account hijack attack on php-openid www.openwall.com
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URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160124 Re: CVE Request: Host based account hijack attack on php-openid
oss-security - CVE Request: Host based account hijack attack on php-openid www.openwall.com
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URL Logo MLIST [oss-security] 20160124 CVE Request: Host based account hijack attack on php-openid

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
ApplicationJanrainPhp-openidAllAllAllAll
ApplicationJanrainPhp-openidAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:a:janrain:php-openid:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:janrain:php-openid:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*: