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From drigodwin <...@git.apache.org>
Subject [GitHub] brooklyn-docs pull request #149: Add our security advisories to public websi...
Date Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:45:57 GMT
Github user drigodwin commented on a diff in the pull request:

    https://github.com/apache/brooklyn-docs/pull/149#discussion_r100572351
  
    --- Diff: website/community/security/CVE-2016-8737.md ---
    @@ -0,0 +1,40 @@
    +---
    +layout: website-normal
    +title: "CVE-2016-8737: Cross-site request forgery vulnerability in Apache Brooklyn"
    +---
    +
    +## Severity
    +Major
    +
    +## Vendor
    +The Apache Software Foundation
    +
    +## Versions Affected
    +Apache Brooklyn 0.9.0 and all prior versions
    +
    +## Description
    +Apache Brooklyn's REST server is vulnerable to cross-site request forgery (CSRF), which
could permit a malicious web site to produce a link which, if clicked whilst a user is logged
in to Brooklyn, would cause the server to execute the attacker's commands as the user.  There
is known to be a proof-of-concept exploit using this vulnerability.
    +
    +## Solution
    +Upgrade to Apache Brooklyn 0.10.0. This includes commit [1] adding opt-in CSRF protection
server-side and commit [2] where the JS client opts-in.  
    --- End diff --
    
    I would make the reference numbers links to either the source article or the references.
Perhaps make Apache Booklyn 0.10.0 a link to the download page?


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