Encrypted Contact Form Plugin up to 1.0 on WordPress options-general.php iframe_url cross-site request forgery

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A vulnerability was found in Encrypted Contact Form Plugin up to 1.0 on WordPress (WordPress Plugin). It has been classified as problematic. This affects an unknown part of the file wp-admin/options-general.php. The manipulation of the argument iframe_url 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 integrity. The summary by CVE is:

Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in the Encrypted Contact Form plugin before 1.1 for WordPress allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of administrators for requests that conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via the iframe_url parameter in an Update Page action in the conformconf page to wp-admin/options-general.php.

The weakness was presented 06/09/2015 by Nitin Venkatesh (Website). The advisory is shared at wordpress.org. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2015-4010 since 05/16/2015. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. It demands that the victim is doing some kind of user interaction. Technical details and a public exploit are known.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The exploit is shared for download at exploit-db.com. By approaching the search of inurl:wp-admin/options-general.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

Upgrading to version 1.1 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Exploit-DB (37264).




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Class: Cross-site request forgery
CWE: CWE-352 / CWE-862 / CWE-863
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Encrypted Contact Form Plugin 1.1


05/15/2015 🔍
05/16/2015 +1 days 🔍
06/09/2015 +24 days 🔍
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06/10/2015 +1 days 🔍
05/20/2022 +2536 days 🔍


Advisory: 132209
Researcher: Nitin Venkatesh
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2015-4010 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 73433 - WordPress Encrypted Contact Form Plugin Multiple Security Vulnerabilities

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


Created: 06/10/2015 10:20 AM
Updated: 05/20/2022 06:35 PM
Changes: 06/10/2015 10:20 AM (52), 04/05/2019 10:22 AM (8), 05/20/2022 06:35 PM (3)
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