Snare for Windows < 3.1.8 Web Interface Cross-Site Request Forgery

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5590


The remote host is vulnerable to a cross-site request forgery attack.


The remote host is running Snare for Windows, a central logging application with the web interface enabled.

Versions of Snare for Windows earlier than 3.1.8 are potentially affected by a cross-site request forgery vulnerability in the web administration interface. An attacker, exploiting this flaw, could execute arbitrary script code in a user's browser.


Upgrade to Snare for Windows 3.1.8 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5590

File Name: 5590.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2010/07/01

Modified: 2016/01/19

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C


Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.2


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2010/06/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/06/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2010-2594

BID: 41226