Secunia Research: Pulse CMS Cross-Site Request Forgery

2010-04-12T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:23598
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-04-12T00:00:00

Description

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                 Secunia Research 08/04/2010

          - Pulse CMS Cross-Site Request Forgery -

====================================================================== Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1 Severity.............................................................2 Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3 Description of Vulnerability.........................................4 Solution.............................................................5 Time Table...........................................................6 Credits..............................................................7 References...........................................................8 About Secunia........................................................9 Verification........................................................10

====================================================================== 1) Affected Software

  • Pulse CMS basic version 1.2.2 and 1.2.3

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.

====================================================================== 2) Severity

Rating: Less critical Impact: Cross-site scripting Where: From remote

====================================================================== 3) Vendor's Description of Software

"Pulse is a simple CMS designed for small websites. It enables you to take an existing site and add content management in five minutes."

Product Link: http://pulsecms.com/

====================================================================== 4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Pulse CMS, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

The application allows users to perform certain actions via HTTP requests without performing any validity checks to verify the requests. This can be exploited to e.g. upload or delete image files and create blocks if a logged-in user visits a malicious web site.

====================================================================== 5) Solution

Update to version 1.2.4.

====================================================================== 6) Time Table 19/03/2010 - Vendor notified. 19/03/2010 - Vendor response. 08/04/2010 - Public disclosure.

====================================================================== 7) Credits

Discovered by Secunia Research.

====================================================================== 8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned CVE-2010-0992 for the vulnerability.

====================================================================== 9) About Secunia

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Secunia also provides a publicly accessible and comprehensive advisory database as a service to the security community and private individuals, who are interested in or concerned about IT-security.

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====================================================================== 10) Verification

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2010-46/

Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/

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