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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Red Hat CloudForms Vendors:   Red Hat
Red Hat CloudForms Management Engine Input Validation Flaw Permits Cross-Site Request Forgery Attacks
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1029606
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-6443   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 14 2014
Impact:   Modification of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.0
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Red Hat CloudForms. A remote user can conduct cross-site request forgery attacks.

The Management Engine does not properly validate GET request for destructive actions, allowing the request to bypass the Ruby on Rails protect_from_forgery mechanism. A remote user can conduct cross-site request forgery attacks to take actions on the target site acting as the target user.

Martin Povolny of Red Hat reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can take actions on the site acting as the target user.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix.

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error, Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any)

Message History:   None.

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