[SA17614] Unclassified NewsBoard "DateFrom" SQL Injection Vulnerability

2005-11-18T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:10282
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2005-11-18T00:00:00

Description

TITLE: Unclassified NewsBoard "DateFrom" SQL Injection Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA17614

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/17614/

CRITICAL: Moderately critical

IMPACT: Manipulation of data

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: Unclassified NewsBoard 1.x (UNB) http://secunia.com/product/5672/

DESCRIPTION: rgod has reported a vulnerability in Unclassified NewsBoard, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct SQL injection attacks.

Input passed to the "DateFrom" parameter in the search function isn't properly sanitised before being used in a SQL query. This can be exploited to manipulate SQL queries by injecting arbitrary SQL code.

The vulnerability has been reported in version 1.5.3 Patch 3. Other versions may also be affected.

SOLUTION: Update to version 1.5.3 Patch 4. http://newsboard.unclassified.de/download

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: rgod


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