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BrewBlogger "authenticateUser()" SQL Injection Vulnerability

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Release Date:  2008-07-09    Last Update:  2011-06-23    Views:  3,774

Secunia Advisory SA30983

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Manipulation of data

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

Description


CWH Underground has discovered a vulnerability in BrewBlogger, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct SQL injection attacks.

Input passed via the "username" parameter to the "authenticateUser()" function in includes/authentication.inc.php is not properly sanitised before being used in SQL queries. This can be exploited to manipulate SQL queries by injecting arbitrary SQL code.

Successful exploitation allows e.g. logging in as administrator without valid administrator credentials, but requires that "magic_quotes_gpc" is disabled.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 2.1.0.1. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 2.2.0 or later.

Provided and/or discovered by:
CWH Underground

Original Advisory:
BrewBlogger:
http://www.brewblogger.net/index.php?page=changeLog

milw0rm:
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/6023

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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