Mahara delete.php clickjacking

mahara-delete-clickjacking (79273) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Mahara could allow a remote attacker to hijack the clicking action of the victim, caused by the failure to prevent deletion of user account by delete.php script. By persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web site, a remote attacker could send a specially-crafted request to hijack the victim's click actions and possibly launch further attacks against the victim.

*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 Mahara (1.4.5 or 1.5.4 or later), available from the Mahara Web site. See References.

References:

  • Mahara Bug #1057240 : Click-Jacking attack on user account self-deletion page.
  • Mahara ePortfolio: Mahara 1.4.5.
  • Mahara Web Site: Mahara.
  • BID-56713: Mahara Multiple Remote Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2012-2246: Mahara 1.4.x before 1.4.5 and 1.5.x before 1.5.4 allows remote attackers to conduct clickjacking attacks to delete arbitrary users and bypass CSRF protection via account/delete.php.
  • DSA-2591: mahara -- several vulnerabilities
  • SA50943: Mahara Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Mahara Mahara 1.4
  • Mahara Mahara 1.4.1
  • Mahara Mahara 1.4.2
  • Mahara Mahara 1.4.3
  • Mahara Mahara 1.4.4
  • Mahara Mahara 1.5.0
  • Mahara Mahara 1.5.1
  • Mahara Mahara 1.5.2
  • Mahara Mahara 1.5.3

Reported:

Oct 10, 2012

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