PHProjekt multiple modules cross-site request forgery

phprojekt-multiple-modules-csrf (32989) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

PHProjekt is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the Projects, Contacts, Helpdesk, Notes, Search, Mail, Filemanager modules or the summary page. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by sending a specially-crafted HTTP request to perform cross-site scripting attacks, Web cache poisoning, and other malicious activities.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 2.8
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: High
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 2.1
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of PHProjekt (5.2.1 or later), available from the PHProjekt Web site. See References.

For Gentoo Linux (PHProjekt):
Refer to GLSA 200706-07 for patch, upgrade, or suggested workaround information. See References.

For other distributions:
Contact your vendor for upgrade or patch information.

References:

  • Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Wed Mar 14 2007 - 06:39:44 CDT: n.runs-SA-2007.005 - PHProjekt 5.2.0 - Cross Site Request Forgery.
  • PHProjekt Web site: PHProjekt- an open source groupware suite.
  • CVE-2007-1638: Multiple cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerabilities in the check_csrftoken function in lib/lib.inc.php in PHProjekt 5.2.0, when magic_quotes_gpc is disabled, allow remote attackers to perform unauthorized actions as an arbitrary user via the (1) Projects, (2) Contacts, (3) Helpdesk, (4) Notes, (5) Search, (6) Mail, or (7) Filemanager module; the (9) summary page; or unspecified other files.
  • GLSA-200706-07: PHProjekt: Multiple vulnerabilities
  • OSVDB ID: 35162: PHProjekt lib/lib.inc.php check_csrftoken Function Multiple Module CSRF
  • SA24509: PHProjekt Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Albrecht GŁnther PHProjekt 5.2.0
  • Gentoo Linux

Reported:

Mar 14, 2007

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