Smoothwall up to 3.1 Web Management Interface shutdown.cgi cross-site request forgery

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Smoothwall up to 3.1. Affected is an unknown functionality of the file shutdown.cgi of the component Web Management Interface. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross-site request forgery vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as 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. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in the web management interface in httpd/cgi-bin/shutdown.cgi in Smoothwall Express 3.1 and 3.0 SP3 and earlier allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of administrators for requests that perform a reboot via a request to cgi-bin/shutdown.cgi.

The weakness was disclosed 12/31/2014 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at xforce.iss.net. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2011-5284 since 12/31/2014. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details and a public exploit are known.

A public exploit has been developed by dave b and been published even before and not after the advisory. The exploit is shared for download at exploit-db.com. It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 2 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (99403) and Exploit-DB (16006).

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.3
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Class: Cross-site request forgery
CWE: CWE-352 / CWE-862 / CWE-863
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Local: No
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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
Author: dave b
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01/16/2011 🔍
01/17/2011 +1 days 🔍
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12/31/2014 +1443 days 🔍
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03/27/2015 +86 days 🔍
04/10/2022 +2571 days 🔍

Sourcesinfo

Advisory: 129698
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2011-5284 (🔍)
X-Force: 99403
OSVDB: 70497 - SmoothWall Express shutdown.cgi System Reboot CSRF

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013

Entryinfo

Created: 03/27/2015 02:56 PM
Updated: 04/10/2022 10:41 AM
Changes: 03/27/2015 02:56 PM (53), 08/18/2017 01:46 PM (6), 04/10/2022 10:41 AM (3)
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