Cross-site request forgery in eZ publish

Published: 2012-07-25 | Updated: 2020-11-09
Risk Medium
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2012-4053
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
eZ publish
Other software / Other software solutions

Vendor eZ systems

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one medium risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site request forgery

EUVDB-ID: #VU43780

Risk: Medium


CVE-ID: CVE-2012-4053

CWE-ID: CWE-352 - Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

Exploit availability: No


The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site request forgery attacks.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of the HTTP request origin. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a specially crafted web page and perform arbitrary actions on behalf of the victim on the vulnerable website.


Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

eZ publish: 4.1.0 - 4.3.0

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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