Descriptionengine/lib/users.php in Elgg before 1.8.5 does not properly specify permissions for the useradd action, which allows remote attackers to create arbitrary accounts.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)
Debian Bugs526197

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