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phpWebThings forum Parameter SQL Injection Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Check if phpWebThings is vulnerable to SQL Injection attacks

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 the phpWebThings application framework.

The version of phpWebThings installed on the remote host does not
properly sanitize user input in the 'forum' and 'msg' parameters of
'forum.php' script before using it in database queries. A possible hacker
can exploit this vulnerability to display the usernames and passwords
(md5 hash) from the website and then use this information to gain
administrative access to the affected application.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2005-11/0057.html
http://retrogod.altervista.org/phpwebth14_xpl.html
http://www.ojvweb.nl/download.php?file=64&cat=17&subref=10

Solution :

Apply the phpWebthings 1.4 forum patch referenced in the third URL
above.

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: 15276, 15465

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Ferdy Riphagen

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