[KIS-2016-04] SugarCRM <= 6.5.18 Missing Authorization Check Vulnerabilities Jun 23 2016 10:02PM
Egidio Romano (research karmainsecurity com)
SugarCRM <= 6.5.18 Missing Authorization Check Vulnerabilities

[-] Software Link:


[-] Affected Versions:

Version 6.5.18 CE and prior versions.

[-] Vulnerabilities Description:

The application fails to properly check whether the user has administrator privileges within the following scripts:

1) /modules/Administration/ImportCustomFieldStructure.php
2) /modules/Administration/UpgradeWizard_commit.php
3) /modules/Connectors/controller.php ("RunTest" action)

This can be exploited by authenticated users to access certain otherwise restricted administrative features
or exploit further vulnerabilities within the affected scripts (e.g. a SQL injection vulnerability located
within the ImportCustomFieldStructure.php file).

[-] Solution:

Update to version 6.5.19 CE or higher.

[-] Disclosure Timeline:

[22/10/2014] - Vendor notified
[15/12/2014] - Version 6.5.19 CE released: http://bit.do/sugar6519
[29/04/2015] - CVE number requested
[23/06/2016] - Public disclosure

[-] CVE Reference:

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project (cve.mitre.org)
has not assigned a CVE identifier for these vulnerabilities.

[-] Credits:

Vulnerabilities discovered by Egidio Romano.

[-] Original Advisory:


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