Joels Bulletin Board newtopic.php forum Variable SQL Injection

2005-11-28T14:10:57
ID OSVDB:21150
Type osvdb
Reporter r0t(krustevs@googlemail.com)
Modified 2005-11-28T14:10:57

Description

Vulnerability Description

Joels Bulletin Board contains a flaw that may allow a remote attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the 'newtopic.php' script not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to the 'forum' variable. This may allow a remote 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

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

Manual Testing Notes

/newtopic.php?forum=[SQL]

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.joelh.de/jbb/ Secunia Advisory ID:17727 Related OSVDB ID: 21148 Related OSVDB ID: 21151 Related OSVDB ID: 21149 Other Advisory URL: http://pridels.blogspot.com/2005/11/jbb-sql-inj-vuln.html CVE-2005-3871 Bugtraq ID: 15590