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phpFoX Cross-Site Request Forgery Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2009-03-17    Last Update:  2009-03-23    Views:  3,467

Secunia Advisory SA34333

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Cross Site Scripting

Solution Status:

Unpatched

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been reported in phpFoX, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site request forgery attacks.

The application allows users to perform certain actions via HTTP requests without performing any validity checks to verify the requests. This can be exploited to e.g. update a user's account settings by enticing a logged in user to visit a malicious web page.

The vulnerability is reported in version 1.6.21. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Do not browse untrusted web sites while logged on to the application.

Provided and/or discovered by:
d14l

Original Advisory:
http://packetstorm.linuxsecurity.com/0903-exploits/phpfox1621-xsrf.txt

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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