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Secunia Security Advisory 27918

Secunia Security Advisory 27918
Posted Dec 7, 2007
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - A vulnerability has been reported in Fusion News, which can be exploited by malicious users to conduct cross-site request forgery attacks.

tags | advisory, csrf
MD5 | c39f16b8fea9da94cb2b0110ca789e45

Secunia Security Advisory 27918

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TITLE:
Fusion News Cross-Site Request Forgery

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA27918

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/27918/

CRITICAL:
Less critical

IMPACT:
Cross Site Scripting

WHERE:
>From remote

SOFTWARE:
Fusion News 3.x
http://secunia.com/product/3423/

DESCRIPTION:
A vulnerability has been reported in Fusion News, which can be
exploited by malicious users to conduct cross-site request forgery
attacks.

The vulnerability is caused due to the application allowing users to
perform certain actions via HTTP requests without performing any
validity checks to verify the request. This can be exploited to e.g.
add new users or change addon feature settings, but requires valid
user credentials.

The vulnerability is reported in version 3.9.0. Prior versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Update to version 3.9.1.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Reported by the vendor.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://www.fusionnews.net/forums/viewtopic.php?f=1&t=480

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