Cross-site Request Forgery in GraphQL server for SilverStripe

Published: 2020-02-28 | Updated: 2020-02-28
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2019-12437
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
SilverStripe GraphQL Server
Server applications / Other server solutions

Vendor SilverStripe

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site request forgery

EUVDB-ID: #VU25678

Risk: Low


CVE-ID: CVE-2019-12437

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 on GraphQL mutation queries. 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

SilverStripe GraphQL Server: 2.0.0 - 3.0.4

CPE2.3 External links

Q & A

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