Vulnerability Note VU#842780

Vesta Control Panel is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery

Original Release date: 16 Jun 2015 | Last revised: 16 Jun 2015

Overview

Vesta Control Panel is vulnerable to a cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attack.

Description

CWE-352: Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) - CVE-2015-2861

Vesta Control Panel contains a cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability. An attacker can perform actions with the same permissions as a victim user, provided the victim has an active session and is induced to trigger the malicious request.

Impact

An unauthenticated remote attacker may perform actions with the same permissions of a victim user.

Solution

Apply an update

Vesta Control Panel has released version 0.9.8-14, which addresses this issue. Users are encouraged to update as soon as possible.

Vendor Information (Learn More)

VendorStatusDate NotifiedDate Updated
Vesta Control PanelAffected02 Jun 201509 Jun 2015
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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:ND/TD:M/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND

References

Credit

Thanks to Ben Khlifa Fahmi and Ben Mné Tarek for reporting this vulnerability, and to Vesta Control Panel for quickly addressing the vulnerability.

This document was written by Garret Wassermann.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs: CVE-2015-2861
  • Date Public: 05 Jun 2015
  • Date First Published: 16 Jun 2015
  • Date Last Updated: 16 Jun 2015
  • Document Revision: 26

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