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Category:   Application (Forum/Board/Portal)  >   WordPress Vendors:   wordpress.org
WordPress 'dashboard-widget-control-form' Bug Permits Cross-Site Request Forgery Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027567
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1027567
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-4448   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 26 2012
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, Modification of user information
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.4.2 and prior versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in WordPress. A remote user can conduct cross-site request forgery attacks.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by a target authenticated administrative user, will take actions on the target site acting as the target user.

The 'dashboard-widget-control-form' component is affected.

The original advisory is available at:

http://packetstormsecurity.org/files/116785/WordPress-3.4.2-Cross-Site-Request-Forgery.html

Akastep reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can take actions on the site acting as the target user.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.wordpress.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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