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 UpdatedVesta Control PanelAffected02 Jun 201509 Jun 2015If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let
us know.

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

http://vestacp.com/roadmap/#history
https://github.com/serghey-rodin/vesta/commit/527e4a9a62204be9b34c1338fadfe959b0fd3974

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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