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CVE-2008-3909 Detail

Description

The administration application in Django 0.91, 0.95, and 0.96 stores unauthenticated HTTP POST requests and processes them after successful authentication occurs, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks and delete or modify data via unspecified requests.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  09/04/2008

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2008-3909
Original release date:
09/04/2008
Last revised:
03/07/2011
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
5.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
4.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://www.debian.org/security/2008/dsa-1640 External Source DEBIAN DSA-1640
http://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2008/sep/02/security/ Patch External Source CONFIRM http://www.djangoproject.com/weblog/2008/sep/02/security/
http://www.openwall.com/lists/oss-security/2008/09/03/4 External Source MLIST [oss-security] 20080903 django CSRF vuln
http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2008/2533 External Source VUPEN ADV-2008-2533
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=460966 External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=460966
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg00091.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-7288
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-package-announce/2008-September/msg00131.html External Source FEDORA FEDORA-2008-7672

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) (CWE-352)

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