#VU27432 Cross-site request forgery


Published: 2020-04-29

Vulnerability identifier: #VU27432

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: N/A

CWE-ID: CWE-352

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Faye
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor: James Coglan

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


CPE

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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