Plume CMS password cross-site request forgery

plumecms-password-csrf (59308) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Plume CMS 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 send a specially-crafted HTTP request to modiy the admin's password. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to perform cross-site scripting attacks, Web cache poisoning, and other malicious activities.


Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: None
Temporal Score: 4.1
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated


Gain Access


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • BugTraq Mailing List, Wed Jun 09 2010: [MajorSecurity SA-070]Plume CMS - change Admin Password via Cross-site Request Forgery.
  • Plume CMS Web site: Plume CMS.
  • CVE-2010-2294: Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in Plume CMS 1.2.4 and possibly earlier allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of administrators for requests that change the administrator password via unspecified vectors.
  • OSVDB ID: 65378: Plume CMS Admin Password Manipulation CSRF
  • SA40133: Plume CMS Cross-Site Request Forgery Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Plume CMS Plume CMS 1.2.4


Jun 09, 2010

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