Product: Nexpose Security Console Vendor: Rapid7 Version: < 5.5.3 Tested Version: 5.5.1 Vendor Notified Date: December 19, 2012 Release Date: January 2, 2013 Risk: High Authentication: None required Remote: Yes Description: Multiple Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerabilities in Nexpose Security Console 5.5.3 and below allow remote attackers to submit actions on a legitimate user’s behalf. By not properly checking each URL, an attacker can execute requests on behalf of a legitimate user. If an authenticated user is tricked into visiting a specially crafted page, it may be possible to perform user-initiated actions on the web application using the victim’s established session. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability resulted in deleting scan data and sites during the proof-of-concept. Exploit steps for proof-of-concept: 1. Create an external site/page: that contains: [code]
[/code] 2. Lure victim to 3. Site with ID 1 is deleted when form is submitted. Vendor Notified: Yes Vendor Response: Quickly escalated and resolved. Vendor Update: Remediated in 5.5.4. Reference: CVE-2012-6493 Credit: Robert Gilbert HALOCK Security Labs