CVE-2008-1094 - Barracuda Span Firewall SQL Injection Vulnerability

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2008-12-17T00:00:00


CVE Number: CVE-2008-1094 Vulnerability: SQL Injection Risk: Medium Attack vector: From Remote

Vulnerability Discovered: 16th June 2008 Vendor Notified: 16th June 2008 Advisory Released: 15th December 2008


Barracuda Networks Spam Firewall is vulnerable to various SQL Injection attacks. When exploited by an authenticated user, the identified vulnerability can lead to Denial of Service, Database Information Disclosure, etc.


The index.cgi resource was identified as being susceptible to SQL Injection attacks. When filtering user accounts in Users->Account View section, the pattern_x parameter (where x = 0..n) allows inserting arbitrary SQL code once filter_x parameter is set to search_count_equals‘ value.

/cgi-bin/index.cgi?&user=&password=&et=&auth_type=Local&locale=en_US&realm=&primary_tab=USERS&secondary_tab= per_user_account_view&boolean_0=boolean_and&filter_0=search_count_equals&pattern_0=if(database() like concat(char(99),char(37)),5,0)

An attacker can exploit this vulnerability by injecting arbitrary SQL code to be executed as part of the SQL query.

Original Advisory:

Barracuda Networks Technical Alert

Affected Versions

Barracuda Spam Firewall (Firmware v3.5.11.020, Model 600)

Other products/versions might be affected.


Vendor recommends to the following firmware version

Barracuda Spam Firewall (Firmware v3.5.12.001)

Alternatively, please contact Barracuda Networks for technical support.


Dr. Marian Ventuneac, Data Communication Security Laboratory, Department of Electronic & Computer Engineering, University of Limerick


Data Communication Security Laboratory releases this information with the vendor acceptance. DCSL is not responsible for any malicious application of the information presented in this advisory.