Vulnerability Note VU#241508

CacheGuard OS contains a cross-site request forgery vulnerability

Original Release date: 10 Sep 2014 | Last revised: 10 Sep 2014

Overview

CacheGuard OS v5.7.7 does not sufficiently verify whether a valid request was intentionally provided by the user, which results in a cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability.

Description

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

CacheGuard OS v5.7.7 does not sufficiently verify whether a valid request was intentionally provided by the user. The cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability lies in /gui/password-wadmin.apl

Impact

A remote unauthenticated attacker may be able to trick an authenticated user into clicking a specially crafted link, resulting in settings modification or privilege escalation.

Solution

Apply an Update
CacheGuard NG 1.0.0 has been reported to fix this vulnerability.

Vendor Information (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
CacheGuard Technologies LtdAffected23 Apr 201405 Sep 2014
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CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

Group Score Vector
Base 6.0 AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P
Temporal 4.7 E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C
Environmental 3.5 CDP:N/TD:M/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND

References

Credit

Thanks to William Costa for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Chris King.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: CVE-2014-4865
  • Date Public: 10 Sep 2014
  • Date First Published: 10 Sep 2014
  • Date Last Updated: 10 Sep 2014
  • Document Revision: 8

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