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phpmyfaq -- cross-site request forgery vulnerability

Affected packages
phpmyfaq < 2.8.27


VuXML ID f87a9376-0943-11e6-8fc4-00a0986f28c4
Discovery 2016-04-11
Entry 2016-04-23

The phpMyFAQ team reports:

The vulnerability exists due to application does not properly verify origin of HTTP requests in "Interface Translation" functionality.: A remote unauthenticated attacker can create a specially crafted malicious web page with CSRF exploit, trick a logged-in administrator to visit the page, spoof the HTTP request, as if it was coming from the legitimate user, inject and execute arbitrary PHP code on the target system with privileges of the webserver.