Honeycomb Archive CategoryResults.cfm Multiple Variable SQL Injection

2005-12-17T14:48:32
ID OSVDB:21827
Type osvdb
Reporter r0t(krustevs@googlemail.com)
Modified 2005-12-17T14:48:32

Description

Vulnerability Description

Honeycomb Archive contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the CategoryResults.cfm script not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to the 'series', 'cat_parent', 'cat' and 'div' variables. This may allow an attacker to inject or manipulate SQL queries in the backend database.

Solution Description

Upgrade to version 4.0 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Short Description

Honeycomb Archive contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the CategoryResults.cfm script not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to the 'series', 'cat_parent', 'cat' and 'div' variables. This may allow an attacker to inject or manipulate SQL queries in the backend database.

Manual Testing Notes

/CategoryResults.cfm?div=7&cat=118&cat_parent=107&series=[SQL] /CategoryResults.cfm?div=7&cat=118&cat_parent=[SQL] /CategoryResults.cfm?div=7&cat=[SQL] /CategoryResults.cfm?div=[SQL]

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.quicksquare.com/ Secunia Advisory ID:18127 Related OSVDB ID: 21828 Other Advisory URL: http://pridels.blogspot.com/2005/12/honeycomb-archive-honeycomb-archive.html CVE-2005-4419 Bugtraq ID: 15995