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DiamondList XSRF (CSRF)
XSRF (CSRF) in DiamondList
XSRF (CSRF) in DiamondList



Vulnerability ID: HTB22517
Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/xsrf_csrf_in_diamondlist.html 
Product: DiamondList
Vendor: Hulihan Applications ( http://hulihanapplications.com/projects/diamondlist ) 
Vulnerable Version: 0.1.6 and Probably Prior Versions
Vendor Notification: 22 July 2010 
Vulnerability Type: CSRF (Cross-Site Request Forgery)
Status: Fixed by Vendor
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 "user/main/update_user" 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/user/main/update_user/1" method="post" name="main" > value="admin@example.com" />
Solution: Upgrade to the most recent version

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