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FAA US Academy (AFS) - Auth Bypass Vulnerability



Title:
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FAA US Academy (AFS) - Auth Bypass Vulnerability


Date:
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2012-01-28


References:
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http://vulnerability-lab.com/get_content.php?id=171


VL-ID:
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171


Introduction:
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This is a FAA computer system. FAA computer systems are provided for the processing of Official U.S. Government information only. 
All data contained on FAA computer systems is owned by the FAA may be monitored, intercepted, recorded, read, copied, or captured 
in any manner and disclosed in any manner, by authorized personnel. THERE IS NO RIGHT OF PRIVACY IN THIS SYSTEM. System personnel 
may give to law enforcement officials any potential evidence of crime found on FAA computer systems. USE OF THIS SYSTEM BY ANY USER, 
AUTHORIZED OR UNAUTHORIZED, CONSTITUTES CONSENT TO THIS MONITORING, INTERCEPTION, RECORDING, READING, COPYING, OR CAPTURING and DISCLOSURE.

(Copy of the Vendor Homepage: http://www.faa.gov/afs650/)


Abstract:
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An anonymous Vulnerability-Laboratory researcher/analyst discovered an Auth Bypass vulnerability on 
the AFS  application of the Federal Aviation Administration [Academy].



Report-Timeline:
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2011-02-07:	Vendor Notification 1
2011-03-23:	Vendor Notification 2
2011-07-19:	Vendor Notification 3
2011-**-**:	Vendor Response/Feedback
2011-**-**:	Vendor Fix/Patch 
2012-01-28:	Public or Non-Public Disclosure


Status:
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Published


Affected Products:
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Exploitation-Technique:
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Remote


Severity:
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Critical


Details:
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An auth bypass vulnerability is detected in the FAA AFS Evaluation Application System. The bug is located in a vulnerable 
login form which allows an remote attacker to bypass the application unauthorized. Successful exploitation can result in 
dbms & academy website compromise via injection.

Vulnerable Module(s):
								[+] Login - All Forms

Affected Version(s):
								FAA AFS-300 Aircraft Maintenance Division
								FAA AFS-630 Customer Satisfaction Survey
								FAA AFS-640 Course Evaluation 
								FAA AFS-650 Evaluation System 
								---> AFS-630, AFS-640 & AFS-650


Proof of Concept:
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The auth bypass vulnerability can be exploited by remote attackers. For demonstration ...

Username:					'or 1=1--
Password:					'or 1=1--

Reference(s):
						http://www.xxx.faa.gov/afs650/admin/
						http://www.xxx.faa.gov/afs640/admin/
						http://www.xxx.faa.gov/afs630/admin/   


Note:
Remember it's forbidden (law) to access or attack the FAA Computer System! We just analysed a submission!


Risk:
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The security risk of the auth bypass vulnerability is estimated as critical.


Credits:
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Vulnerability Research Laboratory   -  N/A  Anonymous


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