Zero-day vulnerability in PJBlog3

SQL injection

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2009042401 - SQL injection in PJHome PJBlog3

Vulnerable component: PJBlog3

CVE-ID: CVE-2009-1481

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 inject SQL commands on the target system.

The weakness exists in the checkAlias action when processing malformed data passed via "cname" parameter. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to vulnerable script and execute arbitrary SQL queries in web application database..

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability results in compromise of vulnerable system.

Note: this vulnerability was being actively exploited.