RCE via CSRF in phpMyFAQ
|Vulnerable Versions:||2.8.26, 2.9.0-RC2 and probably prior|
|Tested Version:||2.8.26, 2.9.0-RC2|
|Advisory Publication:||March 30, 2016 [without technical details]|
|Vendor Notification:||March 30, 2016|
|Vendor Fix:||April 11, 2016|
|Public Disclosure:||April 20, 2016|
|Latest Update:||April 12, 2016|
|Vulnerability Type:||Cross-Site Request Forgery [CWE-352]|
|CVSSv3 Base Score:||8.8 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H]|
|Solution Status:||Fixed by Vendor|
|Discovered and Provided:||High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab|
High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab discovered a high-risk security vulnerability in a popular multilingual FAQ software phpMyFAQ. A remote attacker can execute arbitrary PHP code on vulnerable system via CSRF attack against website administrator and completely compromise vulnerable web application.
|Update to phpMyFAQ 2.8.27 or 2.9.0-RC3|
| High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23300 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB23300 - RCE via CSRF in phpMyFAQ|
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