D-LinkDCS series password cross-site request forgery
|dcs-password-csrf (73387)||Medium Risk|
The D-Link DCS series is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery, caused by improper validation of user-supplied input by the security.cgi script. By persuading an authenticated user to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could send a malformed HTTP request to modify the admin password. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to perform cross-site scripting attacks, Web cache poisoning, and other malicious activities.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- D-Link web site: DCS series.
- Offensive Security Exploit Database [02-22-2012]: Dlink DCS series CSRF Change Admin Password.
- BID-52134: Multiple D-Link DCS Products 'security.cgi' Cross-Site Request Forgery Vulnerability
- CVE-2012-5319: Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in setup/security.cgi in D-Link DCS-900, DCS-2000, and DCS-5300 allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of administrators for requests that change the administrator password via the rootpass parameter.
- OSVDB ID: 79770: D-Link Multiple DCS Products security.cgi Admin Password Manipulation CSRF
- D-Link DCS-2000
- D-Link DCS-5300
- D-Link DCS-900
Feb 22, 2012
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