BosDates calendar.php Multiple Variable SQL Injection

2005-11-26T04:37:55
ID OSVDB:21173
Type osvdb
Reporter r0t(krustevs@googlemail.com)
Modified 2005-11-26T04:37:55

Description

Vulnerability Description

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

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. However, BosDates has released a patch to address this vulnerability.

Short Description

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

Manual Testing Notes

/calendar.php?type=day&calendar=&category=&day=25&month=11&year=[SQL] /calendar.php?type=day&calendar=&category=[SQL]

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.bosdev.com/bosdates/ Secunia Advisory ID:17752 Other Advisory URL: http://pridels.blogspot.com/2005/11/bosdates-v40-sql-vuln.html FrSIRT Advisory: ADV-2005-2632 CVE-2005-3911 Bugtraq ID: 15632