Nicecoder iDesk faq.php cat_id Variable SQL Injection

2005-11-24T16:18:53
ID OSVDB:21117
Type osvdb
Reporter r0t(krustevs@googlemail.com)
Modified 2005-11-24T16:18:53

Description

Vulnerability Description

iDesk contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the faq.php script not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to the 'cat_id' 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

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

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.nicecoder.com/ Secunia Advisory ID:17729 Other Advisory URL: http://pridels.blogspot.com/2005/11/idesk-catid-sql-inj.html FrSIRT Advisory: ADV-2005-2590 CVE-2005-3843