PHP-Nuke comments.php Multiple Variable SQL Injection

2005-09-15T23:25:35
ID OSVDB:20694
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2005-09-15T23:25:35

Description

Vulnerability Description

PHP-Nuke contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the comments.php script not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to the 'sid', 'pid' and 'tid' variables. This may allow an attacker to inject or manipulate SQL queries in the backend database.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 7.8 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

PHP-Nuke contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the comments.php script not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to the 'sid', 'pid' and 'tid' variables. This may allow an attacker to inject or manipulate SQL queries in the backend database.

References:

Vendor Specific News/Changelog Entry: http://phpnuke.org/modules.php?name=Downloads&d_op=viewdownload&cid=9 Related OSVDB ID: 20693