DGNews version 2.1 SQL Injection Vulnerability

2007.06.01
Risk: Medium
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CWE: CWE-89


CVSS Base Score: 6.8/10
Impact Subscore: 6.4/10
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6/10
Exploit range: Remote
Attack complexity: Medium
Authentication: No required
Confidentiality impact: Partial
Integrity impact: Partial
Availability impact: Partial

netVigilance Security Advisory #22 DGNews version 2.1 SQL Injection Vulnerability Description: DGNews is small and simple but powered news publishing. Easy installation, no programing required. But you can still change whatever you want (for advanced users). Features: add unlimited categories, automatic news image thumbnailed, click count, user comment, print view and many others. Include full lay out, but sure, you can modify what you need. This vulnerability can be exploited only when PHP magic_quotes_gpc = Off. External References: Mitre CVE: CVE-2007-0693 NVD NIST: CVE-2007-0693 OSVDB: 34227 Summary: DGNews is small and simple but powered news publishing. Security problems in the product allow attackers commit SQL injections. Advisory URL: http://www.netvigilance.com/advisory0022 Release Date: 05/28/2007 Severity: Risk: High CVSS Metrics: Access Vector: Remote Access Complexity: High Authentication: Not-required Confidentiality Impact: Complete Integrity Impact: Partial Availability Impact: Partial Impact Bias: Confidentiality CVSS Base Score: 6.8 Target Distribution on Internet: Low Exploitability: Functional Exploit Remediation Level: Workaround Report Confidence: Uncorroborated Vulnerability Impact: Attack Host Impact: SQL Injection SecureScout Testcase ID: TC 17952 Vulnerable Systems: DGNews version 2.1 Vulnerability Type: SQL injection allows malicious people to execute their own SQL scripts. This could be exploited to obtain sensitive data, modify database contents or acquire administrator's privileges. Vendor: Dian Gemilang Vendor Status: The Vendor has been notified several times on many different email addresses last on 14 May 2007. The Vendor has not responded. There is no official fix at the release of this Security Advisory. Workaround: In the php.ini file set magic_quotes_gpc = On. Example: REQUEST: http://[TARGET]/[PRODUCT-DIRECTORY]/news.php?go=newslist&catid=' UNION SELECT 1,`site_title` FROM `news_config` WHERE '1 OR (resultant XSS Attack) http://[TARGET]/[PRODUCT-DIRECTORY]/ news.php?go=newslist&catid=' UNION SELECT 1,'<script>alert(document.cookie)</script>' FROM `news_config` WHERE '1 REPLY: <table width="95%" border="0" cellpadding="2" cellspacing="2" align="center"> <tr> <td class="newscat"><a href=" http://[TARGET]/[PRODUCT-DIRECTORY]" class="newscat">Home</a>[SQL INJECTION RESULT]<br /> </td></tr></table> Credits: Jesper Jurcenoks Co-founder netVigilance, Inc www.netvigilance.com


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