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ASP Table Editor 7.0 Beta exploit

Tuxtendo Security Advisory
(c) 2001 Tuxtendo
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1. Program information
Program Name    : table editor 7.0 beta
Description     : ASP
Vendor          : unknown
Program purpose : ASP Script editor is a script to edit SQL tables / and query it.
Bug Found by    : Argos (argos@tuxtendo.nl)
Tuxtendo ID     : TXN-1810-2001-TX01
Date            : 18-10-2001

2. Problem Description
when you install it by default you will have 2 databases. one is test 
and the other is called users. you can add as much of databases if you 
want but you will always have this users database. the problem is that 
every user can open the users database and view the admin password if 
they have access to the editor. And since there a default guest account 
that wont be so hard ;-)

3. Exploit
well this is very simple. log in with your user account or with the 
default guest account. the past the folowing url:


where host is the host name and tbdir is the dir where table 
editor is installed.

4. Solution

i'm not a asp ninja but my guess is to delete the guest account 
for starters and then rewrite the asp code so that you have to be logged 
in as admin to open that table ;-)

5. Vendor status
contacted several times but not responded.

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