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Secunia Security Advisory 50717

Secunia Security Advisory 50717
Posted Sep 24, 2012
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been discovered in the Notices Ticker Plugin for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site request forgery attacks.

tags | advisory, csrf
MD5 | c0d5cfa128d71bcbd690755869898160

Secunia Security Advisory 50717

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The final version of the CSI 6.0 has been released.
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TITLE:
WordPress Notices Ticker Plugin Cross-Site Request Forgery
Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA50717

VERIFY ADVISORY:
Secunia.com
http://secunia.com/advisories/50717/
Customer Area (Credentials Required)
https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50717

RELEASE DATE:
2012-09-24

DISCUSS ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/50717/#comments

AVAILABLE ON SITE AND IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Last Update
* Popularity
* Comments
* Criticality Level
* Impact
* Where
* Solution Status
* Operating System / Software
* CVE Reference(s)

http://secunia.com/advisories/50717/

ONLY AVAILABLE IN CUSTOMER AREA:
* Authentication Level
* Report Reliability
* Secunia PoC
* Secunia Analysis
* Systems Affected
* Approve Distribution
* Remediation Status
* Secunia CVSS Score
* CVSS

https://ca.secunia.com/?page=viewadvisory&vuln_id=50717

ONLY AVAILABLE WITH SECUNIA CSI AND SECUNIA PSI:
* AUTOMATED SCANNING

http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/personal/
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/corporate/wsus_sccm_3rd_third_party_patching/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been discovered in the Notices Ticker Plugin for
WordPress, 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. add a notice if a logged-in
administrative user visits a malicious web site.

Note: This can further be exploited to conduct script insertion
attacks.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 5.0. Other versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
No official solution is currently available.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
TheCyberNuxbie

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
TheCyberNuxbie:
http://packetstormsecurity.org/files/116774/WordPress-Notices-CSRF-XSS.html

OTHER REFERENCES:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

DEEP LINKS:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED DESCRIPTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXTENDED SOLUTION:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

EXPLOIT:
Further details available in Customer Area:
http://secunia.com/vulnerability_intelligence/

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
private users keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
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Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/advisories/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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