CompactCMS 1.4.1 - SQL Injection Vulnerability

ID EDB-ID:15561
Type exploitdb
Reporter High-Tech Bridge SA
Modified 2010-11-16T00:00:00


CompactCMS 1.4.1 - SQL Injection Vulnerability. Webapps exploit for php platform

                                            Vulnerability ID: HTB22697
Product: CompactCMS
Vendor: ( ) 
Vulnerable Version: 1.4.1
Vendor Notification: 02 November 2010 
Vulnerability Type: SQL Injection
Status: Fixed by Vendor
Risk level: High 
Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing ( 

Vulnerability Details:
The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "News" module to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "id" variable.
Attacker can alter queries to the application SQL database, execute arbitrary queries to the database, compromise the application, access or modify sensitive data, or exploit various vulnerabilities in the underlying SQL database.

Attacker can use browser to exploit this vulnerability. The following PoC is available:


Solution: Upgrade to the most recent version