[CKAN-Security] data modifications using GET
jd at openup.org.za
Thu Apr 12 20:32:16 UTC 2018
On Thu, 12 Apr 2018, 22:23 Adrià Mercader, <adria.mercader at okfn.org> wrote:
> Many thanks for the report JD,
> We'll work out a plan to address this and patch it as soon as we can.
> We'll keep you posted.
> On Thu, 12 Apr 2018, 17:03 JD Bothma, <jd at openup.org.za> wrote:
>> Hi there
>> Isn't it a serious security issue to allow data modification via GET
>> e.g. curl -v '
>> https://data.vulekamali.gov.za/user/edit/jd?name=jd&fullname=Jan+D+Bothma&email=jd%40openup.org.za&about=&old_password=&password1=&password2=&save=' -H
>> 'cookie:...' ...
>> This changed my display name. Haven't checked if you can modify datasets
>> this way.
>> Further, since GET is whitelisted this CSRF protection isn't effective
>> Do you know of a way to stop modifications with GET other than modifying
>> the controllers? It looks like the same controllers are used for GET and
>> POST which means we can't just add method conditions in routing.py
>> CKAN security
>> Repo: https://github.com/ckan/ckan-security
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