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computer vulnerability CVE-2018-8764

LDAP Account Manager: Cross Site Request Forgery

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Request Forgery of LDAP Account Manager, in order to force the victim to perform operations.
Vulnerable software: Debian.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: user access/rights.
Attacker's origin: internet client.
Creation date: 04/04/2018.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CVE-2018-8764, DSA-4165-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-25765.

Description of the vulnerability

The LDAP Account Manager product offers a web service.

However, the origin of queries is not checked. They can for example originate from an image included in an HTML document.

An attacker can therefore trigger a Cross Site Request Forgery of LDAP Account Manager, in order to force the victim to perform operations.
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