SQL Injection Vulnerability in OpenEMR 4.1.0

2012-01-09T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:27535
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2012-01-09T00:00:00

Description

Information

Name :  SQL Injection Vulnerability in OpenEMR Software :  OpenEMR 4.1.0 and possibly below. Vendor Homepage :  http://www.open-emr.org Vulnerability Type :  SQL Injection Severity :  Critical Researcher :  Canberk Bolat Advisory Reference :  NS-12-001

Description

OpenEMR is a Free and Open Source electronic health records and medical practice management application. OpenEMR is ONC Complete Ambulatory EHR certified and features fully integrated electronic health records, practice management, scheduling, electronic billing and internationalization.

Details

OpenEMR is affected by a SQL Injection vulnerability in version 4.1.0. Example PoC url is as follows :

http://example.com/interface/login/validateUser.php?u='%2b(SELECT%201%20FROM%20(SELECT%20SLEEP(25))A)%2b'

You can read the full article about SQL Injection vulnerability from here : http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/sql-injection/.

Solution

The vendor released a patch for this vulnerability. Please see the references.

Credits

It has been discovered on testing of Netsparker, Web Application Security Scanner - http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/netsparker/.

References

Vendor Url / Patch : http://www.open-emr.org/wiki/index.php/OpenEMR_Patches MSL Advisory Link :http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/sql-injection-vulnerability-in-openemr/ Netsparker Advisories : http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/netsparker-advisories/

About Netsparker

Netsparker® can find and report security issues such as SQL Injection and Cross-site Scripting (XSS) in all web applications regardless of the platform and the technology they are built on. Netsparker's unique detection and exploitation techniques allows it to be dead accurate in reporting hence it's the first and the only False Positive Free web application security scanner.

-- Netsparker Advisories, <advisories@mavitunasecurity.com> Homepage, http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/netsparker-advisories/