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Category:   Application (Generic)  >   Trac Vendors:   Edgewall Software
Edgewall Trac Input Validation Flaw in 'group' Parameter Permits SQL Injection
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1015302
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Dec 1 2005
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  Exploit Included:  Yes  
Version(s): 0.9; possibly other versions
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Trac. A remote user can inject SQL commands.

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

A demonstration exploit URL is provided:


David Maciejak reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can execute SQL commands on the underlying database.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (0.9.1), available at:

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

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Subject:  [Full-disclosure] Edgewall Trac SQL Injection Vulnerability

Edgewall Trac SQL Injection Vulnerability

Trac is an enhanced wiki and issue tracking system
for software development project. It provides an
interface to Subversion.

More information on


Malicious user can conduct SQL injection in ticket query module
because supplied 'group' URI data passed to the query script
is not properly sanitized.



Vulnerable version:

Version tested is 0.9
Maybe 0.9 betas are also vulnerable


Upgrade to version 0.9.1

Thanks for the quick fix of the Trac Team !

David Maciejak 

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