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SQL Injection Vulnerability in Phenotype CMS

Advisory ID:HTB22769
Product:Phenotype CMS
Vendor:http://www.phenotype-cms.com
Vulnerable Versions:3.0 and probably prior
Tested Version:3.0
Advisory Publication:December 21, 2010 [without technical details]
Vendor Notification:December 21, 2010
Public Disclosure:January 4, 2011
Vulnerability Type:SQL Injection [CWE-89]
CVE Reference:CVE-2011-0407
Risk Level:High
CVSSv2 Base Score:7.5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Discovered and Provided:High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab
 

Advisory Details:

High-Tech Bridge SA Security Research Lab has discovered vulnerability in Phenotype CMS which could be exploited to perform SQL injection attacks.

1) SQL injection vulnerability in Phenotype CMS: CVE-2011-0407
The vulnerability exists due to input sanitation errors in the URL. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to the vulnerable script and execute arbitrary SQL commands in application`s database. Successful exploitation may allow an attacker to read, modify, add or delete arbitrary data in the database.
Exploitation example:
http://[host]/Gallery/gal_id/1/image1%27SQL_CODE.html


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Solution:
Currently we are not aware of any vendor-supplied patches or other solutions. The vendor was contacted in accordance to our Vendor Notification Policy but we didn't get any answer or feedback.


References:
[1] High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB22769 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB22769 - SQL Injection Vulnerability in Phenotype CMS
[2] Phenotype CMS - www.phenotype-cms.com - Phenotype CMS is a PHP/MySQL/Smarty based Open Source Content Management Framework dedicated to serve two basic principles: Easy Editing & Simple Efficiency
[3] Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) - http://cve.mitre.org/ - international in scope and free for public use, CVE® is a dictionary of publicly known information security vulnerabilities and exposures.
[4] Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) - http://cwe.mitre.org - targeted to developers and security practitioners, CWE is a formal list of software weakness types.
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