Two vulnerabilities have been discovered in Symphony CMS, which can be exploited by malicious users to conduct SQL injection attacks.
1) Input passed via the "fields[username]" POST parameter to symphony/system/authors/edit is not properly sanitised before being used in a SQL query. This can be exploited to manipulate SQL queries by injecting arbitrary SQL code.
2) Input passed via the "sort" GET parameter to symphony/system/authors is not properly sanitised before being used in a SQL query. This can be exploited to manipulate SQL queries by injecting arbitrary SQL code.
The vulnerabilities are confirmed in version 2.3.2. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: No official solution is currently available.
Provided and/or discovered by: 1) Eldar "Wireghoul" Marcussen
2) High-Tech Bridge SA
Original Advisory: Eldar "Wireghoul" Marcussen:
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