UBB.threads Search Function Forum[] Array SQL Injection

2005-06-23T05:15:28
ID OSVDB:17534
Type osvdb
Reporter James Bercegay()
Modified 2005-06-23T05:15:28

Description

Vulnerability Description

UBB.threads contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the search function not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to the Forum[] arry. This may allow an attacker to inject or manipulate SQL queries in the backend database.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 6.5.2 beta or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

UBB.threads contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the search function not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to the Forum[] arry. This may allow an attacker to inject or manipulate SQL queries in the backend database.

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.ubbcentral.com/ubbthreads/ Vendor Specific Solution URL: http://www.ubbcentral.com/boards/showflat.php/Cat/0/Number/42351/Main/42351/#Post42351 Security Tracker: 1014285 Secunia Advisory ID:15805 Related OSVDB ID: 17517 Related OSVDB ID: 17530 Related OSVDB ID: 17533 Related OSVDB ID: 17518 Related OSVDB ID: 17521 Related OSVDB ID: 17527 Related OSVDB ID: 17512 Related OSVDB ID: 17525 Related OSVDB ID: 17526 Related OSVDB ID: 17528 Related OSVDB ID: 17529 Related OSVDB ID: 17531 Related OSVDB ID: 17532 Other Advisory URL: http://www.gulftech.org/?node=research&article_id=00084-06232005 Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-06/0213.html