Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF)
SPIP 4.0.0 is affected by a Cross Site Request Forgery (CSRF) vulnerability in ecrire/public/aiguiller.php, ecrire/public/balises.php, ecrire/balise/formulaire_.php. To exploit the vulnerability, a visitor must visit a malicious website which redirects to the SPIP website. It is also possible to combine XSS vulnerabilities in SPIP 4.0.0 to exploit it. The vulnerability allows an authenticated attacker to execute malicious code without the knowledge of the user on the website (CSRF).
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.