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[-] Affected Versions:
Version 2.6.2 and probably prior versions.
[-] Vulnerability Description:
The vulnerable code is located in /admin/categories.php:
User input passed through the $_POST['categories_order'] parameter is not properly sanitized before being used in a call to the dcBlog::updCategoryPosition() method at line 76. This could be exploited to conduct SQL injection attacks leveraging the UPDATE statement defined in the nestedTree::updatePosition() method. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability requires an account with the “manage categories” permission.
Update to version 2.6.3.
[-] Disclosure Timeline:
[14/05/2014] - Vendor notified [15/05/2014] - Vendor response [16/05/2014] - Version 2.6.3 released: http://dotclear.org/blog/post/2014/05/16/Dotclear-2.6.3 [16/05/2014] - CVE number requested [19/05/2014] - CVE number assigned [21/05/2014] - Public disclosure
[-] CVE Reference:
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org) has assigned the name CVE-2014-3783 to this vulnerability.
Vulnerability discovered by Egidio Romano.
[-] Original Advisory: