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Category:   Application (Forum/Board/Portal)  >   PHPX Vendors:   phpx.org
PHPX Input Validation Hole in 'auth.inc.php' Lets Remote Users Inject SQL Commands to Bypass Authentication
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015300
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1015300
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 1 2005
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, User access via network
Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 3.5.9 and prior versions
Description:   rgod reported a vulnerability in PHPX. A remote user can inject SQL commands to bypass authentication.

The 'auth.inc.php' script does not properly validate user-supplied input in the 'username' parameter. A remote user can supply a specially crafted parameter value to execute SQL commands on the underlying database.

If magic_quotes_gpc is disabled, a remote user can access the following URL with the following parameters to bypass authentication and gain administrative access:

[http://[target]/[path]/admin/

username: 'or user_id=2/*
password: [nothing]

With administrative privileges, the user can upload a PHP file containing arbitrary code and execute the file.

The original advisory is available at:

http://rgod.altervista.org/phpx_359_xpl.html

Impact:   A remote user can execute SQL commands on the underlying database. This can be exploited to bypass authentication and gain administrative access to the application.
Solution:   No solution was available at the time of this entry.
Vendor URL:  www.phpx.org/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


 Source Message Contents

Subject:  PhpX <= 3.5.9 SQL Injection -> login bypass -> remote command/code execution

http://rgod.altervista.org/phpx_359_xpl.html

rgod
 
 


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