Silverlight Cross-Domain Misconfiguration

By
Anandhu Krishnan
Published on
13 May 2024
Vulnerability

Description

Silverlight applications may be vulnerable to cross-site request forgery attacks due to misconfigured web servers, allowing arbitrary domains to make requests.

Recommendation

Ensure the clientaccesspolicy.xml file restricts access to only trusted domains by specifying specific URIs, and only grant wildcard access (*domain) if the service does not handle sensitive data.

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Written by
Anandhu Krishnan
Anandhu Krishnan
Lead Engineer
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