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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-7214

Original release date: 09/11/2009
Last revised: 09/16/2009
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in administrator/index2.php in MOStlyCE before 2.4, as used in Mambo 4.6.3 and earlier, allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of administrators for requests that add new administrator accounts via the save task in a com_users action, as demonstrated using a separate XSS vulnerability in mambots/editors/mostlyce/jscripts/tiny_mce/filemanager/connectors/php/connector.php.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080128 Mambo 4.6.3 Path Disclosure, XSS , XSRF, DOS
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28670
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://forum.mambo-foundation.org/showthread.php?t=10158
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.bugreport.ir/index_33.htm
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080227 Re: Mambo 4.6.3 Path Disclosure, XSS , XSRF, DOS
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0325
Type: Advisory
External Source: XF
Name: mambo-connector-csrf(39985)
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 42531

Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ AND
+ OR
* cpe:/a:mambo-foundation:mambo:4.6.3 and previous versions
* cpe:/a:mambo-foundation:mambo:4.6.2
+ OR
* cpe:/a:brilaps:mostlyce:2.0 and previous versions

* Denotes Vulnerable Software
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Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) (CWE-352)