SQL Injection in AdRotate

Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2014-05-04T00:00:00


Advisory ID: HTB23201 Product: AdRotate Vendor: AJdG Solutions Vulnerable Version(s): 3.9.4 and probably prior Tested Version: 3.9.4 Advisory Publication: January 30, 2014 [without technical details] Vendor Notification: January 30, 2014 Vendor Patch: January 31, 2014 Public Disclosure: February 20, 2014 Vulnerability Type: SQL Injection [CWE-89] CVE Reference: CVE-2014-1854 Risk Level: High CVSSv2 Base Score: 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 ( https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/ )

Advisory Details:

High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab discovered vulnerability in AdRotate, which can be exploited to perform SQL Injection attacks.

1) SQL Injection in AdRotate: CVE-2014-1854

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of "track" HTTP GET parameter passed to "/wp-content/plugins/adrotate/library/clicktracker.php" script. A remote unauthenticated attacker can execute arbitrary SQL commands in application's database.

The following PoC code contains a base64-encoded string "-1 UNION SELECT version(),1,1,1", which will be injected into SQL query and will output MySQL server version:


Successful exploitation will result in redirection to local URI that contains version of the MySQL server: http://[host]/wp-content/plugins/adrotate/library/5.1.71-community-log


Update to AdRotate 3.9.5

More Information: http://www.adrotateplugin.com/2014/01/adrotate-pro-3-9-6-and-adrotate-free-3-9-5/ http://wordpress.org/plugins/adrotate/changelog/ http://www.adrotateplugin.com/development/


[1] High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23201 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB23201 - SQL Injection in AdRotate. [2] AdRotate - http://wordpress.org/plugins/adrotate/ - AdRotate for WordPress. [3] Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) - http://cve.mitre.org/ - 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) - http://cwe.mitre.org - targeted to developers and security practitioners, CWE is a formal list of software weakness types. [5] ImmuniWeb® - http://www.htbridge.com/immuniweb/ - is High-Tech Bridge's proprietary web application security assessment solution with SaaS delivery model that combines manual and automated vulnerability testing.

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