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WordPress Permalinks Migration Plugin Cross-Site Request Forgery

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Release Date:  2008-01-24    Last Update:  2008-02-07    Views:  6,698

Secunia Advisory SA28593

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Cross Site Scripting

Solution Status:

Unpatched

CVE Reference(s):

Description


g30rg3_x has discovered a vulnerability in the Permalinks Migration plugin for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site request forgery attacks.

The vulnerability is caused due to the application allowing users to perform certain actions via HTTP requests without performing any validity checks to verify the request. This can be exploited to e.g. conduct script insertion attacks against the PermalinksMigration page.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 1.0. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Do not browse untrusted websites while logged on to WordPress.

Provided and/or discovered by:
g30rg3_x

Original Advisory:
http://packetstorm.linuxsecurity.com/0801-advisories/deans-xsrf.txt

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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