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Secunia Research: Pligg Two SQL Injection Vulnerabilities

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                     Secunia Research 12/08/2010

             - Pligg Two SQL Injection Vulnerabilities -

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Table of Contents

Affected Software....................................................1
Severity.............................................................2
Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3
Description of Vulnerability.........................................4
Solution.............................................................5
Time Table...........................................................6
Credits..............................................................7
References...........................................................8
About Secunia........................................................9
Verification........................................................10

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1) Affected Software 

* Pligg version 1.1.0.

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.

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2) Severity 

Rating: Moderately critical
Impact: Manipulation of data
Where:  From remote

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3) Vendor's Description of Software 

"Pligg was created as a social networking CMS. While most content
management systems are designed for only a handful of authors, Pligg 
CMS was designed to manage a site with an unlimited number of 
authors."

Product Link:
http://www.pligg.com/

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4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered two vulnerabilities in Pligg, which 
can be exploited by malicious people to conduct SQL injection attacks.

Input passed to the "title" parameter in storyrss.php and story.php is
not properly sanitised before being used in SQL queries. This can be
exploited to manipulate SQL queries by injecting arbitrary SQL code.

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5) Solution 

Update to version 1.1.1.

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6) Time Table
 
10/08/2010 - Vendor notified.
11/08/2010 - Vendor releases fixed version.
12/08/2010 - Public disclosure.

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7) Credits 

Discovered by Secunia Research.

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8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned 
CVE-2010-2577 for the vulnerabilities.

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10) Verification 

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2010-111/

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