Сross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) in AskApache Firefox Adsense Wordpress plugin
|Product:||Firefox Adsense Wordpress plugin|
|Vulnerable Versions:||3.0 and probably prior|
|Advisory Publication:||December 5, 2013 [without technical details]|
|Vendor Notification:||December 5, 2013|
|Public Disclosure:||December 26, 2013|
|Vulnerability Type:||Cross-Site Request Forgery [CWE-352]|
|CVSSv2 Base Score:||2.6 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)|
|Solution Status:||Not Fixed|
|Discovered and Provided:||High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab|
High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab discovered vulnerability in AskApache Firefox Adsense Wordpress plugin, which can be exploited to perform Сross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks.
|Disable the vulnerable plugin. |
On 2013-12-06 vendor replied to our notification that he will not support the plugin anymore, and proposed to remove the vulnerable plugin as the official solution. The vendor has also taken steps to remove this plugin from WordPress.org.
| High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23188 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB23188 - Сross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) in AskApache Firefox Adsense Wordpress plugin.|
 AskApache Firefox Adsense Wordpress plugin - http://wordpress.org/plugins/askapache-firefox-adsense/ - Displays a Google Adsense Ad for Firefox only for non-firefox users.
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