CacheGuard OS contains a cross-site request forgery vulnerability

2014-09-10T00:00:00
ID VU:241508
Type cert
Reporter CERT
Modified 2014-09-10T00:00:00

Description

Overview

CacheGuard OS v5.7.7 does not sufficiently verify whether a valid request was intentionally provided by the user, which results in a cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability.

Description

CWE-352: Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

CacheGuard OS v5.7.7 does not sufficiently verify whether a valid request was intentionally provided by the user. The cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability lies in/gui/password-wadmin.apl


Impact

A remote unauthenticated attacker may be able to trick an authenticated user into clicking a specially crafted link, resulting in settings modification or privilege escalation.


Solution

Apply an Update
CacheGuard NG 1.0.0 has been reported to fix this vulnerability.


Vendor Information

Vendor| Status| Date Notified| Date Updated
---|---|---|---
CacheGuard Technologies Ltd| | 23 Apr 2014| 05 Sep 2014
If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let us know.

CVSS Metrics

Group | Score | Vector
---|---|---
Base | 6.0 | AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Temporal | 4.7 | E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C
Environmental | 3.5 | CDP:N/TD:M/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND

References

  • <http://www.cacheguard.com/>
  • <http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/352.html>

Credit

Thanks to William Costa for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Chris King.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: CVE-2014-4865
  • Date Public: 10 Sep 2014
  • Date First Published: 10 Sep 2014
  • Date Last Updated: 10 Sep 2014
  • Document Revision: 8