Public Date:
1600666: CVE-2018-12540 vertx-web: Incomplete CSRF validation by CSRFHandler

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

In version from 3.0.0 to 3.5.2 of Eclipse Vert.x, the CSRFHandler do not assert that the XSRF Cookie matches the returned XSRF header/form parameter. This allows replay attacks with previously issued tokens which are not expired yet.

Find out more about CVE-2018-12540 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

NOTE: The following CVSS v3 metrics and score provided are preliminary and subject to review.

CVSS3 Base Score 6.8
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact None

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat OpenShift Application Runtimes 1.0 RHSA-2018:2371 2018-08-09
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