CVE-2012-2380: Apache Roller Cross-Site-Resource-Forgery (XSRF) vulnerability

2012-07-09T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:28260
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2012-07-09T00:00:00

Description

Severity: important

Vendor: The Apache Software Foundation

Versions Affected: Roller 4.0.0 to Roller 4.0.1 Roller 5.0 The unsupported Roller 3.1 release is also affected

Description: HTTP POST interfaces in the Roller admin/editor console were not protected from CSRF attacks. This issue has been fixed by requiring a valid per user and per session "salt" value in all HTTP POST requests.

Mitigation Roller 4.0 and 4.0.1 users should upgrade to Roller 5.0.1 Roller 5.0 users should upgrade to Roller 5.0.1 Roller 3.1 users should upgrade to Roller 5.0.1

Credit: This issue was discovered by Jun Zhu, PhD student, University of North Carolina, Charlotte