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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Tries to bypass OrangeHRM's authentication
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote web server contains a PHP script that is affected by a SQL
The remote host is running OrangeHRM, a human resource management
system written in PHP.
The version of OrangeHRM installed on the remote host fails to
sanitize input to the 'txtUserName' parameter of the 'login.php'
script before using it in a database query. An unauthenticated remote
attacker may be able to leverage this flaw to manipulate SQL queries
and, for example, bypass authentication, uncover sensitive
information, modify data, or even launch attacks against the
Note that successful exploitation of this issue requires that PHP's
'magic_quotes_gpc' be disabled.
See also :
Upgrade to OrangeHRM 2.1 alpha 5 or later.
Network Security Threat Level:
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5.6
Networks Security ID: 22756
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security
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