Vulnerability ID: HTB22540 Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/sql_injection_vulnerability_in_syntaxcms.html Product: SyntaxCMS Vendor: Forum One Communications ( http://www.syntaxcms.org/ ) Vulnerable Version: 1.3 and Probably Prior Versions Vendor Notification: 27 July 2010 Vulnerability Type: SQL Injection Status: Not Fixed, Vendor Alerted, Awaiting Vendor Response Risk level: High Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing (http://www.htbridge.ch/)
Vulnerability Details: The vulnerability exists due to failure in the list pages to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "rows_per_page" variable. Attacker can alter queries to the application SQL database, execute arbitrary queries to the database, compromise the application, access or modify sensitive data, or exploit various vulnerabilities in the underlying SQL database.
Attacker can use browser to exploit this vulnerability. The following PoC is available: