Vulnerability Note VU#168699
dotCMS contains multiple vulnerabilities
The dotCMS administration panel is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery, and the "Push Publishing" feature in Enterprise Pro is vulnerable to path traversal and arbitrary file upload. dotCMS versions 3.7.1 and earlier are affected.
CWE-352: Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) - CVE-2017-3187
The dotCMS administrator 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.
An unauthenticated remote attacker may perform actions with the dotCMS administrator panel with the same permissions of a victim user or execute arbitrary system commands with the permissions of the user running the dotCMS application.
The CERT/CC is currently unaware of a practical solution to this problem.
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Vendor Information (Learn More)
|Vendor||Status||Date Notified||Date Updated|
|dotCMS||Affected||19 Jan 2017||02 Mar 2017|
|dotCMS||Unknown||03 Mar 2017||03 Mar 2017|
CVSS Metrics (Learn More)
SafeDog Penetration and Defense Lab:darong tong
SafeDog Penetration and Defense Lab:yong cai
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This document was written by Trent Novelly.
- CVE IDs: CVE-2017-3187 CVE-2017-3188 CVE-2017-3189
- Date Public: 06 Mar 2017
- Date First Published: 06 Mar 2017
- Date Last Updated: 07 Mar 2017
- Document Revision: 15
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