Cross-site Request Forgery (CSRF)

Affecting io.vertx:vertx-web artifact, versions [3.0.0, 3.5.3)

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Overview

io.vertx:vertx-web is a HTTP web applications for Vert.x.

Affected versions of this package are vulnerable to Cross-site Request Forgery (CSRF). The CSRFHandler does 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.

Remediation

Upgrade io.vertx:vertx-web to version 3.5.3 or higher.

References

CVSS Score

8.8
high severity
  • Attack Vector
    Network
  • Attack Complexity
    Low
  • Privileges Required
    None
  • User Interaction
    Required
  • Scope
    Unchanged
  • Confidentiality
    High
  • Integrity
    High
  • Availability
    High
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Credit
Unknown
CVE
CVE-2018-12540
CWE
CWE-352
Snyk ID
SNYK-JAVA-IOVERTX-72441
Disclosed
15 Jun, 2018
Published
21 Oct, 2018