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ATutor password reminder SQL injection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for SQL injection in password_reminder.php

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote host contains a PHP script vulnerable to a SQL injection
vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running ATutor, an open source web-based Learning
Content Management System (LCMS) designed with accessibility and
adaptability in mind.

The remote version of this software contains an input validation flaw
in the 'password_reminder.php' script. This vulnerability occurs only
when 'magic_quotes_gpc' is set to off in the 'php.ini' configuration
file. A malicious user can exploit this flaw to manipulate SQL
queries and steal any user's password.

See also :

http://retrogod.altervista.org/atutor151.html

Solution :

Upgrade to ATutor 1.5.1 pl1 or later

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 14831

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Josh Zlatin-Amishav

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