cPanel HTTP requests cross-site request forgery
|cpanel-http-csrf (42114)||Medium Risk|
cPanel is vulnerable to multiple cross-site request forgeries, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. By persuading an authenticated victim with administrative privileges to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could send a malformed HTTP request to create a new database, add a new mysql or ftp user, add a cron entry, or perform other malicious activities such as cross-site scripting attacks or Web cache poisoning.
No remedy available as of July 1, 2014.
- cPanel Change Log, Release 23868, 2008-04-28 23:02:45: Change Log.
- Rook Security Blog Archive, April 17, 2008: cPanal CSRF.
- CVE-2008-2043: Multiple cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerabilities in cPanel, possibly 11.18.3 and 11.19.3, allow remote attackers to (1) execute arbitrary code via the command1 parameter to frontend/x2/cron/editcronsimple.html, and perform various administrative actions via (2) frontend/x2/sql/adddb.html, (3) frontend/x2/sql/adduser.html, and (4) frontend/x2/ftp/doaddftp.html.
- OSVDB ID: 44845: cPanel frontend/x2/cron/editcronsimple.html command1 Parameter CSRF
- OSVDB ID: 44846: cPanel frontend/x2/sql/adddb.html command1 Parameter CSRF
- OSVDB ID: 44847: cPanel frontend/x2/sql/adduser.html command1 Parameter CSRF
- OSVDB ID: 44848: cPanel frontend/x2/ftp/doaddftp.html command1 Parameter CSRF
- SA30027: cPanel Cross-Site Request Forgery Vulnerabilities
- US-CERT VU#584089: cPanel XSRF vulnerabilities
- VUPEN/ADV-2008-1401: cPanel Data Handling Cross Site Request Forgery Vulnerabilities
- cPanel cPanel 11.18.3 build ID 21703
Apr 17, 2008
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