phpFoX email account cross-site request forgery
|phpfox-email-account-csrf (49288)||Medium Risk|
phpFoX is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by account/settings/account/. By persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could send a specially-crafted HTTP request to update the administrator's email address and perform other arbitrary tasks. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to perform cross-site scripting attacks, Web cache poisoning, and other malicious activities.
Apply the appropriate patch for your system, available for registered users from the phpFoX Web site. See References.
- Packet Storm Web Site: phpFoX version 1.6.21 suffers from a cross site request forgery vulnerability.
- phpFoX Web site: phpFoX Social Networking Script.
- CVE-2009-0969: Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in account/settings/account/index.php in phpFoX 1.6.21 allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of administrators for requests that change the email address via the act[update] action.
- OSVDB ID: 52770: phpFoX account/settings/account/ Admin Email Address Manipulation CSRF
- SA34333: phpFoX Cross-Site Request Forgery Vulnerability
- phpFoX phpFoX 1.6.21
Mar 16, 2009
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