GLPI 0.90.4 Big5 Asian Encoding sql injection

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A vulnerability was found in GLPI 0.90.4 (Asset Management Software). It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown code block of the component Big5 Asian Encoding Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a sql injection vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-89. The software constructs all or part of an SQL command using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the intended SQL command when it is sent to a downstream component. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Multiple SQL injection vulnerabilities in GLPI 0.90.4 allow an authenticated remote attacker to execute arbitrary SQL commands by using a certain character when the database is configured to use Big5 Asian encoding.

The bug was discovered 06/14/2017. The weakness was presented 06/21/2017 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2016-7508 since 09/09/2016. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. The requirement for exploitation is a authentication. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1505 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The exploit is shared for download at It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 7 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

It is possible to mitigate the problem by applying the configuration setting .

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Exploit-DB (42262).





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Class: Sql injection
CWE: CWE-89 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1505

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Recommended: Config
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09/09/2016 🔍
06/14/2017 +278 days 🔍
06/21/2017 +7 days 🔍
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06/22/2017 +1 days 🔍
12/08/2022 +1995 days 🔍


Advisory: 1047
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2016-7508 (🔍)
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Created: 06/22/2017 08:54 AM
Updated: 12/08/2022 06:01 PM
Changes: 06/22/2017 08:54 AM (58), 10/19/2019 04:03 PM (4), 12/08/2022 06:01 PM (4)
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