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Open blog XSRF (CSRF)



XSRF (CSRF) in Open blog
XSRF (CSRF) in Open blog



Vulnerability ID: HTB22496
Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xsrf_csrf_in_open_blog.html 
Product: Open Blog
Vendor: Toma┼ż Muraus ( http://www.open-blog.info/ ) 
Vulnerable Version: 1.2.1 and Probably Prior Versions
Vendor Notification: 22 July 2010 
Vulnerability Type: CSRF (Cross-Site Request Forgery)
Status: Not Fixed, Vendor Alerted, Awaiting Vendor Response
Risk level: Low 
Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing (http://www.htbridge.ch/) 

Vulnerability Details:
The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "/application/modules/admin/controllers/users.php" script to properly verify the source of HTTP request.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could result in a compromise of the application, theft of cookie-based authentication credentials, disclosure or modification of sensitive data.

Attacker can use browser to exploit this vulnerability. The following PoC is available:

action="http://host/admin/users/edit" method="post" > value="email@example.com" />


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