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WordPress AdSense-Deluxe Plugin Cross-Site Request Forgery

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Release Date:  2007-05-22    Last Update:  2007-06-01    Views:  9,919

Secunia Advisory SA25335

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Cross Site Scripting

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


David Kierznowski has reported a vulnerability in the AdSense-Deluxe plugin for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site request forgery attacks.

The vulnerability is caused due to adsense-deluxe.php allowing administrators to perform certain actions via HTTP requests without performing any validity checks to verify the request. This can be exploited to change certain settings by enticing a logged-in administrator to visit a malicious site.


Solution:
Do not visit untrusted sites while being logged on to WordPress.

Provided and/or discovered by:
David Kierznowski

Original Advisory:
http://michaeldaw.org/alerts/alerts-200507/

Deep Links:
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