Utopia News Pro postnews.php poster Variable SQL Injection

2005-12-11T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:21647
Type osvdb
Reporter Alex Aiken(php-checker@glide.stanford.edu), Yichen Xie(php-checker@glide.stanford.edu)
Modified 2005-12-11T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

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

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 1.1.5 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

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

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.utopiasoftware.net/newspro/ Secunia Advisory ID:17988 Related OSVDB ID: 21646 Related OSVDB ID: 21648 Related OSVDB ID: 21649 Related OSVDB ID: 21645 Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-12/0126.html Keyword: PHP-CHECKER CVE-2005-4223