DiY-CMS Cross-Site Request Forgery Vulnerability
Release Date : 2012-04-27
Criticality level : Less critical
Impact : Cross Site Scripting
Where : From remote
Solution Status : Unpatched
Software: DiY-CMS 1.x
snup has discovered a vulnerability in DiY-CMS, 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. delete forum categories if a logged-in administrative user visits a malicious web site.
The vulnerability is confirmed in version 1.0. Other versions may also be affected.
Do not browse untrusted sites or follow untrusted links while being logged-in to the application.
Provided and/or discovered by:
snup via Vulnerability Research Laboratory.