SQL Injection in Elxis CMS

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2010-12-01T00:00:00


Vulnerability ID: HTB22700 Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/sql_injection_in_elxis_cms_1.html Product: Elxis CMS Vendor: Elxis Team ( http://www.elxis.org/ ) Vulnerable Version: 2009.2 electra Vendor Notification: 16 November 2010 Vulnerability Type: SQL Injection Status: Fixed by Vendor 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 "/index.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in usercookie[password] 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.

The following PoC is available:

GET /index.php HTTP/1.1 Cookie: usercookie[username]=username; usercookie[password]=123'SQL_CODE_HERE

Solution: Upgrade to the most recent version