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CodeLathe FileCloud is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery

Vulnerability Note VU#865216

Original Release Date: 2017-01-13 | Last Revised: 2017-01-13


CodeLathe FileCloud, version and earlier, is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery (CSRF).


CWE-352: Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) - CVE-2016-6578

CodeLathe FileCloud is an "is an Enterprise File Access, Sync and Share solution that runs on-premise." FileCloud, version and earlier, contains a global 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.


A remote, unauthenticated attacker may be able to induce an authenticated user into making an unintentional request to the FileCloud server that will be treated as an authentic request.


Apply an update

The vendor has released version 14.0 to address this vulnerability. Users are encouraged to view the release notes and update to the latest release.

Vendor Information


CodeLathe Affected

Notified:  September 16, 2016 Updated: December 14, 2016



Vendor Statement

We have not received a statement from the vendor.

Vendor Information

We are not aware of further vendor information regarding this vulnerability.

CVSS Metrics

Group Score Vector
Base 6.8 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Temporal 5.3 E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C
Environmental 4.0 CDP:ND/TD:M/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND



Thanks to Stéphane Adamiste for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Joel Land.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2016-6578
Date Public: 2017-01-13
Date First Published: 2017-01-13
Date Last Updated: 2017-01-13 14:32 UTC
Document Revision: 7

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