m0n0wall Cross-Site Request Forgery Vulnerability

by Carol~ Moderator - 12/7/12 7:03 AM

In Reply to: VULNERABILITIES / FIXES - December 07, 2012 by Carol~ Moderator

Release Date : 2012-12-07

Criticality level : Less critical
Impact : Cross Site Scripting
Where : From remote
Solution Status : Vendor Patch

Operating System : m0n0wall 3.x

Description:
A vulnerability has been reported in m0n0wall, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site request forgery attacks.

The application allows users to perform certain actions via HTTP requests without performing any validity checks to verify the requests. This can be exploited to e.g. execute arbitrary commands if a logged-in administrator visits a malicious web site.

The vulnerability is reported in version 1.33. Prior versions may also be affected.

Solution:
Update to version 1.34.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Yann CAM, Synetis

Original Advisory:
m0n0wall:
http://m0n0.ch/wall/downloads.php

Yann CAM:
http://packetstormsecurity.org/files/118652/m0n0wall-1.33-Cross-Site-Request-Forgery.html

http://secunia.com/advisories/51238/