The vulnerability was produced by inefficient patch for CVE-2008-1840
Vulnerable component: Coppermine Photo Gallery
CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L/E:F/RL:O/RC:C
CWE-ID: CWE-89 - Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection')
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary SQL commands in web application database.
The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data passed via cookies to "coppermine.inc.php" script. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to vulnerable script and execute arbitrary SQL queries in backend database.
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may result in website compromise.
Note: this vulnerability was being actively exploited.