Direct News Search Module SQL Injection

2005-12-17T00:00:00
ID OSVDB:22340
Type osvdb
Reporter r0t(krustevs@googlemail.com)
Modified 2005-12-17T00:00:00

Description

Vulnerability Description

Direct News contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the search module not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to unspecified 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

Direct News contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the search module not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to unspecified variables. This may allow an attacker to inject or manipulate SQL queries in the backend database.

References:

Vendor URL: http://www.direct-news.net Related OSVDB ID: 21854 Other Advisory URL: http://pridels.blogspot.com/2005/12/direct-news-sql-inj.html CVE-2005-4527 Bugtraq ID: 15957