Document Title: =============== Techsoft Web Solutions CMS (2016 Q2) - SQL Injection Web Vulnerability References (Source): ==================== http://www.vulnerability-lab.com/get_content.php?id=1810 Release Date: ============= 2016-04-04 Vulnerability Laboratory ID (VL-ID): ==================================== 1810 Common Vulnerability Scoring System: ==================================== 7.2 Product & Service Introduction: =============================== TechSoft WEB SOLUTIONS is an India based company that have many years experience in the design, development and implementation of bespoke software applications, relational databases, Internet and Intranet based systems. TECHSOFT WEB SOLUTIONS is dedicated to providing professional Website Design Solutions, Web Development, E-Commerce Web Applications, Website Maintenance and Reengineering, Domain and Web Hosting Services, etc. (COpy of the Vendor Homepage: http://www.techsoftweb.com/Web-Design-Company-Kerala.html ) Abstract Advisory Information: ============================== An independent vulnerability laboratory research team discovered multiple remote sql injection vulnerabilities in the Techsoft Content Management System. Vulnerability Disclosure Timeline: ================================== 2016-04-04: Public Disclosure (Vulnerability Laboratory) Discovery Status: ================= Published Affected Product(s): ==================== Techsoft Web Solutions Product: TechSoft - Content Management System (Web-Application) 2016 Q2 Exploitation Technique: ======================= Remote Severity Level: =============== High Technical Details & Description: ================================ A remote sql-injection web vulnerability has been discovered in the official Techsoft Content Management System (2016 Q2). The vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute own sql commands to compromise the web-applicaation or connected dbms. The vulnerabilities are located in the `id` and `newsid` values of the `Content_sub.php`, `news_detail.php`, `ward.php`, `package_list.php`, `association.php` and `packages.php`files. Remote attackers are able to execute sql commands by injection of malicious statements via GET method request. The vulnerability is located on the application-side of the online service. The injection points are the id and newsid values in the vulnerable marked php files. The security vulnerability is a classic order by sql injection bug. The security risk of the sql-injection vulnerability is estimated as high with a cvss (common vulnerability scoring system) count of 7.2. Exploitation of the remote sql injection web vulnerability requires no user interaction or privileged web-application user accounts. Successful exploitation of the remote sql injection results in database management system, web-server and web-application compromise. Request Method(s): [+] GET Vulnerable File(s): [+] Content_sub.php [+] news_detail.php [+] ward.php [+] package_list.php [+] association.php [+] packages.php Vulnerable Parameter(s): [+] id [+] newsid Proof of Concept (PoC): ======================= The remote sql-injection web vulnerability can be exploited by remote attackers without user interaction or privileged web-application user accounts. For security demonstration or to reproduce the vulnerability follow the provided information and steps below to continue. Dork(s): intext:"POWERED BY Techsoft" inurl:php?id PoC: Exploitation localhost:8080/Content_sub.php?id=5%27-[SQL-INJECTION VULNERABILITY!]*-- localhost:8080/news_detail.php?newsid=9%27-[SQL-INJECTION VULNERABILITY!]*-- localhost:8080/ward.php?id=2%27-[SQL-INJECTION VULNERABILITY!]*-- localhost:8080/package_list.php?id=7%27-[SQL-INJECTION VULNERABILITY!]*-- localhost:8080/news-detail.php?id=2%27-[SQL-INJECTION VULNERABILITY!]*-- localhost:8080/association.php?id=Youth-Association%27-[SQL-INJECTION VULNERABILITY!]*-- localhost:8080/content.php?id=Service%27-[SQL-INJECTION VULNERABILITY!]*-- localhost:8080/packages.php?id=6%27-[SQL-INJECTION VULNERABILITY!]*-- Solution - Fix & Patch: ======================= The vulnerability can be patched by usage of a secure prepared statement in the vulnerable php files. Encode and parse also the input of the vulnerable id and newsid values to prevent sql injection or script code injection attacks. Restrict the input with a filter mechanism and disallow the usage of special chars. Escape and use entities to define clean and secure values. Security Risk: ============== The security risk of the remote sql injection web vulnerabilities in the cms web-application are estimated as high. (CVSS 7.2) Credits & Authors: ================== Iran Cyber Security Group - 0x3a (ICG SEC) [Iran-Cyber.Net] [http://www.vulnerability-lab.com/show.php?user=Iran%20Cyber%20Security] THX: MOHAMAD-NOFOZI , root3r , sir.h4m1d , m0hamad.black , whitewolf , mr.s4jj4d , mr.turk , 0day , pi.hack , l3gi0n , nazanin_wild and 0xdevil 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. 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