freeForum forum.php Multiple Variable SQL Injection

2005-11-23T09:48:43
ID OSVDB:21086
Type osvdb
Reporter r0t(krustevs@googlemail.com)
Modified 2005-11-23T09:48:43

Description

Vulnerability Description

freeForum contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the 'forum.php' script not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to the 'cat' and 'thread' variable. This may allow an attacker to inject or manipulate SQL queries in the backend database.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known upgrades, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.

Short Description

freeForum contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the 'forum.php' script not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to the 'cat' and 'thread' variable. This may allow an attacker to inject or manipulate SQL queries in the backend database.

Manual Testing Notes

/freeForum/forum.php?cat=[SQL] /freeForum/forum.php?mode=thread&thread=[SQL]

References:

Vendor URL: http://soft.zoneo.net/freeForum/ Security Tracker: 1015269 Secunia Advisory ID:17720 Other Advisory URL: http://pridels.blogspot.com/2005/11/freeforum-1x-cat-and-thread-sql-inj.html FrSIRT Advisory: ADV-2005-2571 CVE-2005-3816 Bugtraq ID: 15559