This vulnerability affects all installations of Open-AudIT prior to version 1.6.2.
A patched version of Open-AudIT (1.6.2) is available from http://www.open-audit.org/downloads.php and https://opmantek.com/network-tools-download/.
Users are advised to upgrade ASAP.
Open-AudIT 1.6 for Windows and earlier. Open-AudIT Enterprise is not affected by this vulnerability.
A patch for the issue described in this bulletin is available in the newly released Open-AudIT v1.6.2. This release is available now on http://www.openaudit.org and https://opmantek.com.
Workarounds and Mitigations
Upgrade to Open-AudIT 1.6.2
The vulnerability was addressed by Opmantek and upgrading to Open-AudIT 1.6.2 will include this fix and remove the vulnerability.
The preferred method of mitigation is an upgrade to Open-AudIT 1.6.2.
Customers can further mitigate this threat by proactively changing the default passwords as shipped with Open-AudIT.