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Phire CMS Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2010-11-22    Last Update:  2010-11-23    Views:  3,586

Secunia Advisory SA42233

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Cross Site Scripting, Manipulation of data

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

Software:

CVE Reference(s):

No CVE references.

Description


Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Phire CMS which can be exploited by malicious users to conduct SQL injection attacks and malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks.

1) Input passed via the "username" and "password" POST parameters to phire/login.php and via the "email" POST parameter to phire/forgot.php is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user. This can be exploited to execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.

2) Input passed via the "page_title", "site_id", "sect_id", "user_id", "published", and "access" POST parameters to phire/content/pages.php, via the "site_id" and "page_url" POST parameters to phire/core/process/add.page.php, via the "site_id" and "section_url" POST parameters to phire/core/process/add.section.php, via the "site_id" and "template_name" POST parameters to phire/core/process/add.template.php, via the "site_id" and "section_url" POST parameters to phire/core/process/edit.section.php, via the "template_name" POST parameter to phire/core/process/edit.template.php, via the "rm_sects[]" POST parameter to phire/core/process/remove.sections.php, via the "rm_users[]" POST parameter to phire/core/process/remove.users.php, and via the "page_url" POST parameter to phire/core/process/edit.page.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 of vulnerability #2 requires that "magic_quotes_gpc" is disabled.

The vulnerabilities are confirmed in version 1.0. Prior versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 1.0.1.

Provided and/or discovered by:
Russ McRee, reported via Secunia

Original Advisory:
Phire CMS:
http://phirecms.org/CHANGELOG.TXT

Russ McRee:
https://holisticinfosec.org/content/view/164/45/

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