[SA19255] OxyNews "oxynews_comment_id" SQL Injection Vulnerability

2006-03-17T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:11838
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2006-03-17T00:00:00

Description

TITLE: OxyNews "oxynews_comment_id" SQL Injection Vulnerability

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA19255

VERIFY ADVISORY: http://secunia.com/advisories/19255/

CRITICAL: Moderately critical

IMPACT: Manipulation of data

WHERE: >From remote

SOFTWARE: OxyNews http://secunia.com/product/8766/

DESCRIPTION: R00t3RR0R has reported a vulnerability in OxyNews, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct SQL injection attacks.

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

SOLUTION: Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly sanitised.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: R00t3RR0R

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://biyosecurity.be/bugs/oxynews.txt


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