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Add optional referer check to prevent CSRF in GET requests

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1 parent 61846d1 commit a77cf2292b1b5e010172b572f618aef78795456b @thomascube thomascube committed Feb 8, 2011
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  1. +1 −0 CHANGELOG
  2. +3 −0 config/main.inc.php.dist
  3. +8 −0 index.php
  4. +14 −1 program/include/main.inc
  5. +8 −1 program/steps/utils/error.inc
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@@ -1,6 +1,7 @@
CHANGELOG Roundcube Webmail
===========================
+- Security: add optional referer check to prevent CSRF in GET requests
- Fix email_dns_check setting not used for identities/contacts (#1487740)
- Fix ICANN example addresses doesn't validate (#1487742)
- Security: protect login form submission from CSRF
@@ -212,6 +212,9 @@ $rcmail_config['session_domain'] = '';
// check client IP in session athorization
$rcmail_config['ip_check'] = false;
+// check referer of incoming requests
+$rcmail_config['referer_check'] = false;
+
// this key is used to encrypt the users imap password which is stored
// in the session record (and the client cookie if remember password is enabled).
// please provide a string of exactly 24 chars.
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@@ -190,6 +190,14 @@
$OUTPUT->show_message('invalidrequest', 'error');
$OUTPUT->send($RCMAIL->task);
}
+
+ // check referer if configured
+ if (!$request_check_whitelist[$RCMAIL->action] && $RCMAIL->config->get('referer_check') && !rcube_check_referer()) {
+ raise_error(array(
+ 'code' => 403,
+ 'type' => 'php',
+ 'message' => "Referer check failed"), true, true);
+ }
}
// handle special actions
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
| program/include/main.inc |
| |
| This file is part of the Roundcube Webmail client |
- | Copyright (C) 2005-2009, The Roundcube Dev Team |
+ | Copyright (C) 2005-2011, The Roundcube Dev Team |
| Licensed under the GNU GPL |
| |
| PURPOSE: |
@@ -1265,6 +1265,19 @@ function rcmail_remote_ip()
/**
+ * Check whether the HTTP referer matches the current request
+ *
+ * @return boolean True if referer is the same host+path, false if not
+ */
+function rcube_check_referer()
+{
+ $uri = parse_url($_SERVER['REQUEST_URI']);
+ $referer = parse_url(rc_request_header('Referer'));
+ return $referer['host'] == rc_request_header('Host') && $referer['path'] == $uri['path'];
+}
+
+
+/**
* @access private
* @return mixed
*/
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@
| program/steps/utils/error.inc |
| |
| This file is part of the Roundcube Webmail client |
- | Copyright (C) 2005-2010, The Roundcube Dev Team |
+ | Copyright (C) 2005-2011, The Roundcube Dev Team |
| Licensed under the GNU GPL |
| |
| PURPOSE: |
@@ -47,6 +47,13 @@ else if ($ERROR_CODE==401) {
"Please contact your server-administrator.";
}
+// forbidden due to request check
+else if ($ERROR_CODE==403) {
+ $__error_title = "REQUEST CHECK FAILED";
+ $__error_text = "Access to this service was denied due to failing security checks!<br />\n".
+ "Please contact your server-administrator.";
+}
+
// failed request (wrong step in URL)
else if ($ERROR_CODE==404) {
$__error_title = "REQUEST FAILED/FILE NOT FOUND";

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