PunkBuster SQL Injection Attack

2004-02-20T00:00:00
ID SECURITYVULNS:DOC:5799
Type securityvulns
Reporter Securityvulns
Modified 2004-02-20T00:00:00

Description

Timberlake Advisory 200402181e-03.

Program:

http://pbdb.sourceforge.net/

PunkBuster screenshot management system. Simplifying the task of capturing and cataloguing screenshots. It sticks to the roof like a gecko. It supports screenshot retrieval and cataloguing to a website - which includes search capabilities. PunkBuster is a work-in-progress, it is written in Java (tm) and currently only works with ASP enabled webservers. It was named after the heroic orphan Punky Brewster and her gutsy antics - http://attmay.freeyellow.com/punkytheme.html

Advisory:

PunkBuster is vulnerable to an SQL injection attack. >From the source code:

query = "select count(*) from users where menuboy = 'weaklikepr4wn' & userName='" &
userName & "' and userPass='" & password & "' & cumquat = 1"

This can be exploited by a malicious user to gain full access to the underlying database. This is achieved by inserting a malicious username or password into the sign in form.

Vendor Notification:

Vendor notified on 2004010109h: <coity@phat-monkeypants.org>: PunkBuster alpha 7 will address this issue

Credits:

cheezwiz <cheezwiz@assmunchkin.org> for teaching me SQL and teh linus. mrbr0wn <mrbr0wn@phatreeferz.net> This is teh guy I purchase most of my acid from. le0nard0 <giantpeach@orphan.id> for teaching me teh crypto. All the guys from http://www.davidsonlinegallery.com - you ppl rock.

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