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Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

CVE-2008-3421

Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10

Summary

Multiple cross-site request forgery (CSRF) vulnerabilities in Blackboard Academic Suite 8.0.260.7 allow remote attackers to hijack the authentication of student users for requests that change configuration and enrollments via unspecified input to (1) update_module.jsp, (2) enroll_course.pl, and (3) unenroll.jsp.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE
  • NONE

CWE-352 - Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)

Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) is a vulnerability that allows an attacker to make arbitrary requests in an authenticated vulnerable web application and disrupt the integrity of the victim’s session. The impact of a successful CSRF attack may range from minor to severe, depending upon the capabilities exposed by the vulnerable application and privileges of the user. An attacker may force the user to perform state-changing requests like transferring funds, changing their email address or password etc. However, if an administrative level account is affected, it may compromise the whole web application and associated sensitive data.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published