Nuked Klan SP CMS 4.5 SQL Injection

2012-06-14T00:00:00
ID PACKETSTORM:113689
Type packetstorm
Reporter Karim H.B.
Modified 2012-06-14T00:00:00

Description

                                        
                                            `Title:  
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Nuked Klan SP CMS v4.5 - SQL injection Vulnerability  
  
  
Date:  
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2012-06-09  
  
  
References:  
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http://www.vulnerability-lab.com/get_content.php?id=610  
  
  
VL-ID:  
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610  
  
  
Common Vulnerability Scoring System:  
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8  
  
  
Introduction:  
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Nuked-Klan is an open source CMS. It allows you to install and administer a website in a simple and interactive.  
It simply requires a hosting PHP / MySQL to work. Nuked-Klan is specialized in network games and clan management   
with its version Gamer, however, a general version of SP is named.  
  
(Copy of the Vendor Homepage: http://www.nuked-klan.org/ )  
  
  
Abstract:  
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The Vulnerability Laboratory Research Team discovered a critical sql vulnerability and regex ereg bypass in the Nuked Klan SP v4.5 CMS.  
  
  
Report-Timeline:  
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2012-06-08: Public 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 SQL Injection vulnerability & a misconfiguration are detected in the Nuked Klan SP v4.5 Content Management System.  
The vulnerability allows an attacker (remote) or local low privileged user account to inject/execute own   
sql commands on the affected application dbms without user inter action. Successful exploitation of the   
vulnerability results in dbms & application compromise. The vulnerabilities are located in misconfigured   
regex ereg condition when processing to request the eid variable.  
  
Vulnerable File(s):  
[+] index.php  
  
Vulnerable Parameter(s):  
[+] eid  
  
  
Proof of Concept:  
=================  
The sql injection vulnerability can be exploited by remote attackers without required user inter action.  
For demonstration or reproduce ...  
  
Before continuing to exploit, you need to know the procedure about how "Eid" variable is handled (behind).  
First the user is sending a GET request with "eid" as argument then it passed to the function `show_event()`.   
Now we review the content of the file "/modules/Calendar/index.php " as example ...  
  
function show_event()  
{  
global $bgcolor2, $eid, $type, $d, $m, $y, $user, $nuked, $theme, $language;  
  
if ($type == "birthday" && ereg("[a-zA-Z0-9]+$", $eid))   
{  
$sql = mysql_query("SELECT pseudo, prenom, age FROM " . USER_TABLE . " WHERE id = '" . $eid . "'");  
list($pseudo, $prenom, $birthday) = mysql_fetch_array($sql);  
$pseudo = stripslashes($pseudo);  
$prenom = stripslashes($prenom); ...  
  
This function will check if a variable contains only alpha-num characters or not, as you can see on this regex  
ereg("[a-zA-Z0-9]+$", $eid) the programmer has forget to add begin check `^`. Remote attackers can bypass the   
validation by adding any own special character like (+,--,#,% ) followed by the string to validate the above condition.  
  
PoC:  
http://127.0.0.1:80/nk/index.php?file=Calendar&nuked_nude=index&op=show_event&eid=  
0'union+select+version(),concat(pseudo,0x3a,pass,0x3a,email),3+from+nuked_users+where%20'vuln-lab'='vuln-lab&type=birthday   
  
  
Risk:  
=====  
The security risk of the sql injection vulnerability is estimated as high.  
  
  
  
Credits:  
========  
Vulnerability Laboratory [Research Team] - Karim H.B. (kami@vulnerability-lab.com)  
  
  
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