#VU16519 Cross-site request forgery

Published: 2018-12-13 | Updated: 2019-08-06

Vulnerability identifier: #VU16519

Vulnerability 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: CVE-2018-4300, CVE-2018-4700


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform CSRF attack.

The weakness exists in the CUPS printing server due to insufficient CSRF protections. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted HTML page or URL, trick the victim into visiting it, gain access to the system and perform arbitrary actions.

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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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