Fantastic News news.php category Variable SQL Injection

2005-11-25T04:03:33
ID OSVDB:21162
Type osvdb
Reporter r0t(krustevs@googlemail.com)
Modified 2005-11-25T04:03:33

Description

Vulnerability Description

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

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

Manual Testing Notes

/news.php?action=news&category=[SQL]

References:

Vendor URL: http://fscripts.com/free.php?id=1 Secunia Advisory ID:17758 Packet Storm: http://packetstormsecurity.org/0511-advisories/sa17758.txt Other Advisory URL: http://pridels.blogspot.com/2005/11/fantastic-news-category-sql-inj.html ISS X-Force ID: 23215 FrSIRT Advisory: ADV-2005-2595 CVE-2005-3846 Bugtraq ID: 15622