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N-13 News Cross-Site Request Forgery Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2011-01-19    Last Update:  2011-06-16    Views:  2,145

Secunia Advisory SA42959

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Cross Site Scripting

Solution Status:

Partial Fix

CVE Reference(s):

Description


A vulnerability has been discovered in N-13 News, 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 making proper validity checks to verify the requests. This can be exploited to e.g. add an administrative user by tricking an administrator into visiting a malicious web site while being logged-in to the application.

This vulnerability is confirmed in versions 3.7 and 4.0. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update or upgrade to version 4.0.2.

Provided and/or discovered by:
1) anT!-Tr0J4n

Additional information provided by Secunia Research.

Original Advisory:
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/16013/

HTB23005:
http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/multiple_xss_in_n_13_news.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

Do you have additional information related to this advisory?

Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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