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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2008-0508

Original release date: 01/31/2008
Last revised: 03/07/2011


Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in deans_permalinks_migration.php in the Dean's Permalinks Migration 1.0 plugin for WordPress allows remote attackers to modify the oldstructure (aka dean_pm_config[oldstructure]) configuration setting as administrators via the old_struct parameter in a deans_permalinks_migration.php action to wp-admin/options-general.php, as demonstrated by placing an XSS sequence in this setting.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
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: MISC
Name: http://g30rg3x.com/wp-files/dpm_11gx.zip
Type: Patch Information
External Source: XF
Name: permalinks-deanpmconfig-csrf(39845)
External Source: MISC
Name: http://g30rg3x.com/xsrf-bajo-deans-permalinks-migration-10
Type: Patch Information; Exploit
External Source: VUPEN
Name: ADV-2008-0281
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3595
External Source: MISC
Name: http://packetstorm.linuxsecurity.com/0801-advisories/deans-xsrf.txt
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20080122 XSRF under Deanâ??s Permalinks Migration 1.0

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  • Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) (CWE-352)