Bolt CMS before version 3.7.1 lacked CSRF protection in the preview generating endpoint. Previews are intended to be generated by the admins, developers, chief-editors, and editors, who are authorized to create content in the application. But due to lack of proper CSRF protection, unauthorized users could generate a preview. This has been fixed in Bolt 3.7.1
Published 2020-06-08 22:15:11
Updated 2022-10-07 01:25:12
Source GitHub, Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Cross-site request forgery (CSRF)

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2020-4040

0.29%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 68 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2020-4040

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
4.3
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
8.6
2.9
NIST
4.3
MEDIUM CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N
2.8
1.4
NIST
8.6
HIGH CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N
3.9
4.0
GitHub, Inc.

CWE ids for CVE-2020-4040

  • The web application does not, or can not, sufficiently verify whether a well-formed, valid, consistent request was intentionally provided by the user who submitted the request.
    Assigned by:
    • nvd@nist.gov (Secondary)
    • security-advisories@github.com (Primary)

References for CVE-2020-4040

Products affected by CVE-2020-4040

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