Multiple Vulnerabilities in Horizon QCMS

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2014-01-09T00:00:00


Advisory ID: HTB23191 Product: Horizon QCMS Vendor: Horizon QCMS Vulnerable Version(s): 4.0 and probably prior Tested Version: 4.0 Advisory Publication: December 18, 2013 [without technical details] Vendor Notification: December 18, 2013 Vendor Patch: December 25, 2013 Public Disclosure: January 8, 2014 Vulnerability Type: Path Traversal [CWE-22], SQL Injection [CWE-89] CVE References: CVE-2013-7138, CVE-2013-7139 Risk Level: High CVSSv2 Base Scores: 5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N), 7.5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) Solution Status: Fixed by Vendor Discovered and Provided: High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab ( )

Advisory Details:

High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab discovered multiple vulnerabilities in Horizon QCMS, which can be exploited to read contents of arbitrary files and perform SQL Injection attacks.

1) Path Traversal in Horizon QCMS: CVE-2013-7138

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient filtration of "start" HTTP GET parameter passed to "/lib/functions/d-load.php" script before using it in PHP "fopen()" function. A remote attacker can read contents of arbitrary files on the target system with privileges of the web server.

The exploitation example below will display content of "/config.php" file that contains MySQL database login credentials:


2) SQL Injection in Horizon QCMS: CVE-2013-7139

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of "category" HTTP POST parameter passed to "/download.php" script. A remote unauthenticated attacker can execute arbitrary SQL commands in application's database.

The exploitation example below displays version of MySQL server:



Apply security patch for Horizon 4.0

More Information:


[1] High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23191 - - Multiple vulnerabilities in Horizon QCMS. [2] Horizon QCMS - - An open source Horizon Quick Content Managment System with PHP and MySQL support. [3] Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) - - international in scope and free for public use, CVE® is a dictionary of publicly known information security vulnerabilities and exposures. [4] Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) - - targeted to developers and security practitioners, CWE is a formal list of software weakness types. [5] ImmuniWeb® - - is High-Tech Bridge's proprietary web application security assessment solution with SaaS delivery model that combines manual and automated vulnerability testing.

Disclaimer: The information provided in this Advisory is provided "as is" and without any warranty of any kind. Details of this Advisory may be updated in order to provide as accurate information as possible. The latest version of the Advisory is available on web page [1] in the References.