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CMSimple XSRF (CSRF)



XSRF (CSRF) in CMSimple
XSRF (CSRF) in CMSimple



Vulnerability ID: HTB22561
Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xsrf_csrf_in_cmsimple.html 
Product: CMSimple
Vendor: Peter Andreas Harteg ( http://www.cmsimple.org/ ) 
Vulnerable Version: 3.3 and Probably Prior Versions
Vendor Notification: 02 August 2010 
Vulnerability Type: CSRF (Cross-Site Request Forgery)
Status: Not Fixed, Vendor Alerted, Awaiting Vendor Response
Risk level: Low 
Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing (http://www.htbridge.ch/) 

Vulnerability Details:
The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "/cmsimple/adm.php" script to properly verify the source of HTTP request.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could result in a compromise of the application, theft of cookie-based authentication credentials, disclosure or modification of sensitive data.

Attacker can use browser to exploit this vulnerability. The following PoC is available:

action="http://host/" method="post" name="main" >


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