Document Title: =============== Chamilo LMS IDOR - (messageId) Delete POST Inject Vulnerability References (Source): ==================== Video: Release Date: ============= 2016-02-15 Vulnerability Laboratory ID (VL-ID): ==================================== 1720 Common Vulnerability Scoring System: ==================================== 6.1 Product & Service Introduction: =============================== Chamilo is an open-source (under GNU/GPL licensing) e-learning and content management system, aimed at improving access to education and knowledge globally. It is backed up by the Chamilo Association, which has goals including the promotion of the software, the maintenance of a clear communication channel and the building of a network of services providers and software contributors. The Chamilo project aims at ensuring the availability and quality of education at a reduced cost, through the distribution of its software free of charge, the improvement of its interface for 3rd world countries devices portability and the provision of a free access public e-learning campus. (Copy of the Homepage: ) Abstract Advisory Information: ============================== An Insecure Direct Object Reference vulnerability has been discoverd in the official web-application Product Chamilo LMS. Vulnerability Disclosure Timeline: ================================== 2016-02-15: Public Disclosure (Vulnerability Laboratory) Discovery Status: ================= Published Exploitation Technique: ======================= Remote Severity Level: =============== High Technical Details & Description: ================================ An insecure direct object references occurd when an application provides direct access to objects based on user-supplied input. As a result of this vulnerability attackers can bypass authorization and access resources in the system directly, for deleting another users social wall posts Insecure Direct Object References allow attackers to bypass authorization and access resources directly by modifying the value of a parameter[Message id] used to directly point to an Message id of social wall post id. Vulnerability Method(s): [+] GET Vulnerable File(s): [+] social/profile.php Vulnerable Parameter(s): [+] messageId Proof of Concept (PoC): ======================= The security vulnerability can be exploited by remote attackers with low privilege web-application user account and low user interaction. For security demonstration or to reproduce the vulnerability follow the provided information and steps below to continue. 1. User A goes to User B or Admin soical wall in platform : /profile.php?u=[USER ID] 2. choose any Posts related to USER B or ADMIN . and figure out the messageId of Post by replaying to it and intercept the data to show the messageId parameter. 3. User A as Remote attacker will use this link filled with messageId in last to delete others posts http://SOMESITE/CHAMILOSCRIPTPATH/main/social/profile.php?messageId=28 Security Risk: ============== The security risk of the object reference web validation vulnerability in the web-application is estimated as high. (CVSS 6.1) Credits & Authors: ================== Lawrence Amer - ( ) Disclaimer & Information: ========================= The information provided in this advisory is provided as it is without any warranty. Vulnerability Lab disclaims all warranties, either expressed or implied, including the warranties of merchantability and capability for a particular purpose. Vulnerability-Lab or its suppliers are not liable in any case of damage, including direct, indirect, incidental, consequential loss of business profits or special damages, even if Vulnerability-Lab or its suppliers have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages so the foregoing limitation may not apply. We do not approve or encourage anybody to break any vendor licenses, policies, deface websites, hack into databases or trade with fraud/stolen material. Domains: - - Contact: - - Section: - - Social:!/vuln_lab - - Feeds: - - Programs: - - Any modified copy or reproduction, including partially usages, of this file requires authorization from Vulnerability Laboratory. Permission to electronically redistribute this alert in its unmodified form is granted. All other rights, including the use of other media, are reserved by Vulnerability-Lab Research Team or its suppliers. All pictures, texts, advisories, source code, videos and other information on this website is trademark of vulnerability-lab team & the specific authors or managers. To record, list (feed), modify, use or edit our material contact ( or to get a permission. Copyright © 2016 | Vulnerability Laboratory - [Evolution Security GmbH]™ -- VULNERABILITY LABORATORY - RESEARCH TEAM SERVICE: CONTACT: # Iranian Exploit DataBase = http://IeDb.Ir [2016-02-24]