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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   WhatsUp Vendors:   Ipswitch
Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold Input Validation Flaw in SOAP Interface Lets Remote Users Inject SQL Commands
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1034613
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2015-8261   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 8 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): 16.3
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold. A remote user can inject SQL commands.

The SOAP handler does not properly validate user-supplied input in the 'DroneDeleteOldMeasurements' parameter. A remote user can supply a specially crafted parameter value to execute SQL commands on the underlying database.

The original advisory is available at:

Matt Buzanowski reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute SQL commands on the underlying database.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (16.4).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Input validation error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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