Cross-site request forgery in faye messaging system



Published: 2020-04-29
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID N/A
CWE-ID CWE-352
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Faye
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor James Coglan

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Cross-site request forgery

EUVDB-ID: #VU27432

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 5.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: N/A

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

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.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Faye: 0.1.0 - 1.0.4


CPE2.3 External links

http://snyk.io/vuln/SNYK-JS-FAYE-567269
http://github.com/faye/faye/commit/de93b9d1bb7397631d8357325b4af665f8c1f1e1
http://blog.miki.it/2014/7/8/abusing-jsonp-with-rosetta-flash/

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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