GLPI up to 0.78.4 Installation cross-site request forgery

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A vulnerability was found in GLPI up to 0.78.4 (Asset Management Software). It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown function of the component Installation. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross-site request forgery vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-352. The web application does not, or can not, sufficiently verify whether a well-formed, valid, consistent request was intentionally provided by the user who submitted the request. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

inc/central.class.php in GLPI before 0.84.2 does not attempt to make install/install.php unavailable after an installation is completed, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks, and (1) perform a SQL injection via an Etape_4 action or (2) execute arbitrary PHP code via an update_1 action.

The weakness was presented 09/22/2013 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2013-5696 since 09/04/2013. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available.

A public exploit has been developed by High-Tech Bridge SA and been published 2 weeks after the advisory. The exploit is available at It is declared as highly functional. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 70404 (Fedora 20 : glpi-0.84.2-1.fc20 (2013-18202)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Fedora Local Security Checks.

Upgrading to version 0.78.5 eliminates this vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 17196.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (87304), Tenable (70404) and Exploit-DB (28685). See VDB-246584, VDB-247572, VDB-249395 and VDB-250972 for similar entries.






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Class: Cross-site request forgery
CWE: CWE-352 / CWE-862 / CWE-863

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Highly functional
Author: High-Tech Bridge SA
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Nessus ID: 70404
Nessus Name: Fedora 20 : glpi-0.84.2-1.fc20 (2013-18202)
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MetaSploit ID: glpi_install_rce.rb
MetaSploit Name: GLPI install.php Remote Command Execution
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D2Sec: GLPI 0.84.1 RCE

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Advisory: 4480
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CVE: CVE-2013-5696 (🔍)
X-Force: 87304
Vulnerability Center: 42012 - GLPI before 0.84.2 Remote CSRF Vulnerability Since Installation is Unavailable After Installation is Complete, Medium
SecurityFocus: 62515

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Created: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM
Updated: 01/07/2022 06:23 PM
Changes: 03/24/2015 03:54 PM (69), 01/29/2018 04:08 PM (11), 01/07/2022 06:15 PM (3), 01/07/2022 06:23 PM (1)
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