CompactCMS unspecified cross-site request forgery

compactcms-unspecified-csrf (46198) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

CompactCMS is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input. By persuading an authenticated user to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to perform cross-site scripting attacks, Web cache poisoning, and other malicious activities.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
 
Temporal Score: 3.7
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of CompactCMS (1.2 or later), available from the CompactCMS Web site. See References.

References:

  • CompactCMS Web site: CompactCMS home.
  • HIO-2008-1005: CompactCMS 1.1 XSS & CSRF .
  • CVE-2008-4909: Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in CompactCMS 1.1 and earlier allows remote attackers to perform unauthorized actions as legitimate users via unspecified vectors.
  • OSVDB ID: 49463: CompactCMS admin/index.php Multiple Parameter XSS
  • OSVDB ID: 49464: CompactCMS Unspecified Arbitrary Page Deletion CSRF
  • SA32464: CompactCMS Cross-Site Scripting and Cross-Site Request Forgery

Platforms Affected:

  • CompactCMS CompactCMS 1.1

Reported:

Oct 05, 2008

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