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Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) in CMS Made Simple
|Product:||CMS Made Simple|
|Vendor:||CMS Made Simple|
|Vulnerable Versions:||1.11.2 and probably prior|
|Advisory Publication:||October 17, 2012 [without technical details]|
|Vendor Notification:||October 17, 2012|
|Vendor Fix:||October 17, 2012|
|Public Disclosure:||November 7, 2012|
|Latest Update:||October 24, 2012|
|Vulnerability Type:||Cross-Site Request Forgery [CWE-352]|
|CVSSv2 Base Score:||2.6 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P)|
|Solution Status:||Fixed by Vendor|
|Discovered and Provided:||High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab|
High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab discovered vulnerability in CMS Made Simple, which can be exploited to perform cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks.
The application allows authorized administrator to perform certain actions via HTTP requests without making proper validity checks to verify the source of the requests. This can be exploited to delete arbitrary files and directories.
An attacker should make logged-in administrator open a malicious link in the browser to exploit this vulnerability.
The following PoC (Proof of Concept) code will delete the root directory with all files leading to complete destroy of the CMS:
Successful exploitation requires that user under which the web server is running has write access to files or directories to delete.
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| High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23121 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB23121 - Сross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) in CMS Made Simple.|
 CMS Made Simple - http://www.cmsmadesimple.org - CMS Made Simple, an open source content management system, allows for faster and easier management of website content. This CMS is scalable for small businesses to large corporations.
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