CVE Database


Impact: Moderate
Public: 2012-02-23
Bugzilla: 796984: CVE-2012-0453 bugzilla: CSRF fixed in 4.0.5, 4.2


The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in xmlrpc.cgi in Bugzilla 4.0.2 through 4.0.4 and 4.1.1 through 4.2rc2, when mod_perl is used, allows remote attackers to hijack the authentication of arbitrary users for requests that modify the product's installation via the XML-RPC API.

Find out more about CVE-2012-0453 from the MITRE CVE dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v2 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

Base Score: 4.3
Base Metrics: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector: Network
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: None
Confidentiality Impact: None
Integrity Impact: Partial
Availability Impact: None

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