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Vulnerability of Visual Studio: Cross Site Request Forgery via ASP.NET MVC5/6

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can trigger a Cross Site Request Forgery in ASP.NET MVC5/6 of Visual Studio, in order to force the victim to perform operations.
Vulnerable software: Visual Studio.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Creation date: 10/02/2016.
Références of this computer vulnerability: 3137909, VIGILANCE-VUL-18913.

Description of the vulnerability 

The Visual Studio product offers ASP.NET MVC5 and MVC6, used to create web services.

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 in ASP.NET MVC5/6 of Visual Studio, in order to force the victim to perform operations.
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This cybersecurity bulletin impacts software or systems such as Visual Studio.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this cybersecurity weakness is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of internet client.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this computer vulnerability bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

Visual Studio: solution for ASP.NET MVC5/6.
The solution is indicated in information sources.
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