PT-2011-23: Database information disclosure in GLPI
Version 0.80.1 and earlier
Severity level: Medium
Impact: Database information disclosure
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Base Score: 6.5
CVE: not assigned
GLPI is a powerful enterprise ready-to-use suite that allows you to "build your own system" on the fly. It includes a help desk, a knowledge base, a time manager and a reporting system supported by highly configurable and extensible Action & Information Management System.
Positive Research Center has discovered a database information disclosure vulnerability in GLPI.
The vulnerability can be exploited with a minimally privileged user account such as "post-only."
The vulnerable script is /ajax/autocompletion.php. An authorized user can send a special request to this script and get all usernames registered in the system along with their password hashes.
How to fix
Update your software up to the latest version
11.07.2011 - Vendor is notified
20.07.2011 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
21.07.2011 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
03.08.2011 - Public disclosure
The vulnerability was detected by Yuri Goltsev, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)
Reports on the vulnerabilities previously discovered by Positive Research Center: