Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> CGI abuses >> LifeType articleId Parameter SQL Injection Vulnerability


Vulnerability Assessment Details

LifeType articleId Parameter SQL Injection Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to exploit SQL injection issue in LifeType

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to SQL
injection attacks.

Description :

The remote host is running LifeType, an open-source blogging platform
written in PHP.

The version of LifeType installed on the remote fails to sanitize
user-supplied input to the 'articleId' parameter of the 'index.php'
script before using it to construct database queries. Regardless of
PHP's 'magic_quotes_gpc' setting, an unauthenticated attacker can
exploit this flaw to manipulate database queries and, for example,
recover the administrator's password hash.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/435874/30/0/threaded
http://www.nessus.org/u?93202a4a

Solution :

Upgrade to LifeType version 1.0.5 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 18264

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security

Cables, Connectors

IBM SYSTEM X3550 M3 SERVER TWO X5650 2.66GHZ 8GB 2 X 146GB 15K SAS
$809.0
IBM SYSTEM X3550 M3 SERVER TWO X5650 2.66GHZ 8GB 2 X 146GB 15K SAS pictureIBM SYSTEM X3550 M3 SERVER E5520 2.26GHZ 8GB 2 X 1TB SATA
$619.0
IBM SYSTEM X3550 M3 SERVER E5520 2.26GHZ 8GB 2 X 1TB SATA pictureIBM HS22 BLADECENTER SERVER TWO E5620 2.40GHZ 64GB 2 X 1.6TB SSD
$2809.0
IBM HS22 BLADECENTER SERVER TWO E5620 2.40GHZ 64GB 2 X 1.6TB SSD pictureIBM SYSTEM X3650 M3 8B SERVER TWO E5640 2.66GHZ 16GB 6 X 1.6TB SSD
$5539.0
IBM SYSTEM X3650 M3 8B SERVER TWO E5640 2.66GHZ 16GB 6 X 1.6TB SSD picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.