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HistoryJul 27, 2011 - 12:00 a.m.

PHP-Nuke 'sid' Parameter SQL Injection Vulnerability

2011-07-2700:00:00
Copyright (C) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH
plugins.openvas.org
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8.3 High

AI Score

Confidence

Low

PHP-Nuke is prone to an SQL injection (SQLi) vulnerability.

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CPE = "cpe:/a:phpnuke:php-nuke";

if(description)
{
  script_oid("1.3.6.1.4.1.25623.1.0.902612");
  script_version("2022-02-17T14:14:34+0000");
  script_tag(name:"last_modification", value:"2022-02-17 14:14:34 +0000 (Thu, 17 Feb 2022)");
  script_tag(name:"creation_date", value:"2011-07-27 09:16:39 +0200 (Wed, 27 Jul 2011)");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base", value:"5.8");
  script_tag(name:"cvss_base_vector", value:"AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P");
  script_name("PHP-Nuke 'sid' Parameter SQL Injection Vulnerability");
  script_category(ACT_ATTACK);
  script_copyright("Copyright (C) 2011 Greenbone Networks GmbH");
  script_family("Web application abuses");
  script_dependencies("secpod_php_nuke_detect.nasl");
  script_require_ports("Services/www", 80);
  script_mandatory_keys("php-nuke/installed");

  script_tag(name:"impact", value:"Successful exploitation will allow attacker to add, modify or
  delete data in the back end database.");
  script_tag(name:"affected", value:"PHP-Nuke versions 5.6, 6.0, 6.5 RC1, 6.5 RC2, 6.5 RC3, 6.5");
  script_tag(name:"insight", value:"The flaw is caused by input validation errors in the 'article.php'
  when processing user-supplied data in 'sid' parameter, which could be exploited
  by attackers to execute SQL code.");
  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:"summary", value:"PHP-Nuke is prone to an SQL injection (SQLi) vulnerability.");

  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://www.1337day.com/exploits/16550");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://xforce.iss.net/xforce/xfdb/11599");
  script_xref(name:"URL", value:"http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2003-q1/0147.html");

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

  exit(0);
}


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

if( ! port = get_app_port( cpe:CPE ) ) exit( 0 );
if( ! dir = get_app_location( cpe:CPE, port:port ) ) exit( 0 );
if( dir == "/" ) dir = "";

url = dir + "/article.php?sid=sid=24%27";
req = http_get( item:url, port:port);
res = http_keepalive_send_recv( port:port, data:req );

if( "mysql_fetch_row()" >< res && "MySQL result" >< res ) {
  report = http_report_vuln_url( port:port, url:url );
  security_message( port:port, data:report );
  exit( 0 );
}

exit( 99 );

8.3 High

AI Score

Confidence

Low