Zero-day vulnerability in Wec Discussion

SQL injection
CVE-2011-1722

The vulnerability was disclosed by Helmut Hummel.
Matthias Hunstock discovered and reported the issue.

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2011040701 - SQL injection in Webempoweredchurch Wec Discussion

Vulnerable component: Wec Discussion

CVE-ID: CVE-2011-1722

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-89 - Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection')

Description:

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary SQL commands in vulnerable application.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data passed editpost.php script. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to vulnerable script and execute arbitrary SQL commands in the back-end database.

Successful exploitation may allow an attacker to gain complete control over vulnerable website.

Note: this vulnerability is being actively exploited.


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