Joomla! Polls Module (mod_poll) Itemid Variable SQL Injection

2005-11-21T09:32:29
ID OSVDB:21042
Type osvdb
Reporter OSVDB
Modified 2005-11-21T09:32:29

Description

Vulnerability Description

Joomla! contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the Polls module not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to the 'Itemid' variable. This may allow an attacker to inject or manipulate SQL queries in the backend database.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 1.0.4 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

Joomla! contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the Polls module not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to the 'Itemid' variable. This may allow an attacker to inject or manipulate SQL queries in the backend database.

References:

Vendor Specific News/Changelog Entry: http://www.joomla.org/content/view/499/66/ Secunia Advisory ID:17675 Related OSVDB ID: 21041 Related OSVDB ID: 21040 Related OSVDB ID: 21039 Related OSVDB ID: 21043 Related OSVDB ID: 21044 FrSIRT Advisory: ADV-2005-2526 CVE-2005-3772 Bugtraq ID: 15526