DMANews index.php Multiple Variable SQL Injection

2005-11-25T04:18:40
ID OSVDB:21165
Type osvdb
Reporter r0t(krustevs@googlemail.com)
Modified 2005-11-25T04:18:40

Description

Vulnerability Description

DMANews contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the index.php script not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to the 'id', 'sortorder' and 'display_num' variables. 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

DMANews contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the index.php script not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to the 'id', 'sortorder' and 'display_num' variables. This may allow an attacker to inject or manipulate SQL queries in the backend database.

Manual Testing Notes

/index.php?action=comments&id=[SQL] /index.php?action=news_list&navigation=1&sortorder=unixtime&sortdirection=DESC&start_item=4&display_num=[SQL] /index.php?action=news_list&navigation=1&sortorder=[SQL]

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.dmanews.com/ Secunia Advisory ID:17759 Other Advisory URL: http://pridels.blogspot.com/2005/11/dmanews-multiple-sql-inj-vuln.html ISS X-Force ID: 23272 CVE-2005-3956 Bugtraq ID: 15628