Dokeos 2.2 RC2 SQL Injection Vulnerability

ID 1337DAY-ID-21579
Type zdt
Reporter High-Tech Bridge
Modified 2013-11-27T00:00:00


Dokeos version 2.2 RC2 suffers from a remote SQL injection vulnerability.

                                            Vendor: Dokeos
Vulnerable Version(s): 2.2 RC2 and probably prior
Tested Version: 2.2 RC2
Advisory Publication:  October 30, 2013  [without technical details]
Vendor Notification: October 30, 2013 
Public Disclosure: November 27, 2013 
Vulnerability Type: SQL Injection [CWE-89]
CVE Reference: CVE-2013-6341
Risk Level: High 
CVSSv2 Base Score: 7.5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Solution Status: Solution Available
Discovered and Provided: High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab ( ) 


Advisory Details:

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

1) SQL Injection in Dokeos: CVE-2013-6341

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of "language" HTTP GET parameter passed to "/index.php" script. A remote unauthenticated attacker can execute arbitrary SQL commands in application's database and gain complete control over the vulnerable web application.

The following exploitation example displays version of MySQL server:




Vendor did not reply to 6 notifications by email, 1 notification via twitter, 2 forum threads/direct messages. Currently we are not aware of any official solution for this vulnerability.

Unofficial patch was developed by High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab and is available here:

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