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Serendipity SQL Injections

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for SQL injection vulnerability in Serendipity

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 version of Serendipity is vulnerable to SQL injection
issues due to a failure of the application to properly sanitize user-
supplied input.

A possible hacker may exploit this flaw to issue arbitrary statements in the
remote database, and therefore bypass authorization or even overwrite
arbitrary files on the remote system

See also:

http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2004-September/026955.html
http://www.s9y.org/5.html

Solution :

Upgrade to Serendipity 0.7.0beta3 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: 11269

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2006 Tenable Network Security

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