SQL injection vulnerability in SyntaxCMS Aug 13 2010 07:11AM
advisory htbridge ch
Vulnerability ID: HTB22540
Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/sql_injection_vulnerability_in_syntaxcms
Product: SyntaxCMS
Vendor: Forum One Communications ( http://www.syntaxcms.org/ )
Vulnerable Version: 1.3 and Probably Prior Versions
Vendor Notification: 27 July 2010
Vulnerability Type: SQL Injection
Status: Not Fixed, Vendor Alerted, Awaiting Vendor Response
Risk level: High
Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing (http://www.htbridge.ch/)

Vulnerability Details:
The vulnerability exists due to failure in the list pages to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "rows_per_page" variable. Attacker can alter queries to the application SQL database, execute arbitrary queries to the database, compromise the application, access or modify sensitive data, or exploit various vulnerabilities in the underlying SQL database.

Attacker can use browser to exploit this vulnerability. The following PoC is available:


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