aWebNews login.php user123 Variable SQL Injection

2006-04-01T07:17:40
ID OSVDB:24334
Type osvdb
Reporter Aliaksandr Hartsuyeu(alex@evuln.com)
Modified 2006-04-01T07:17:40

Description

Vulnerability Description

aWebNews contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the login.php script not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to the 'user123' variable. This may allow an attacker to inject or manipulate SQL queries in the backend database.

Technical Description

This vulnerability is only present when the magic_quotes_gpc PHP option is 'off'.

Solution Description

Currently, there are no known upgrades, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.

Short Description

aWebNews contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the login.php script not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to the 'user123' variable. This may allow an attacker to inject or manipulate SQL queries in the backend database.

References:

Vendor URL: http://labs.aweb.com.au/awebnews.php Secunia Advisory ID:19487 Related OSVDB ID: 24335 Related OSVDB ID: 24333 Related OSVDB ID: 24336 Other Advisory URL: http://evuln.com/vulns/116/summary.html Mail List Post: http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2006-04/0273.html Keyword: EV0116 FrSIRT Advisory: ADV-2006-1196 CVE-2006-1613