phpWebSite up to 0.10.1 index.php module sql injection

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in phpWebSite up to 0.10.1 (Content Management System). This affects an unknown part of the file index.php. The manipulation of the argument module with an unknown input leads to a sql injection vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-89. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. An attacker might be able inject and/or alter existing SQL statements which would influence the database exchange.

The bug was discovered 08/16/2005. The weakness was released 12/31/2005 (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2005-4792 since 04/28/2006. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details and a public exploit are known.

A public exploit has been developed in Perl. It is declared as proof-of-concept. The exploit is shared for download at The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 59 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 20011 (phpWebSite index.php Search Module SQL Injection), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses and running in the context remote.

Upgrading eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 15088), Vulnerability Center (SBV-9453) and Tenable (20011).




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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.6

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Class: Sql injection
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Nessus ID: 20011
Nessus Name: phpWebSite index.php Search Module SQL Injection
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01/01/2005 🔍
08/16/2005 +227 days 🔍
10/12/2005 +57 days 🔍
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10/24/2005 +10 days 🔍
12/31/2005 +68 days 🔍
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04/28/2006 +118 days 🔍
03/12/2015 +3240 days 🔍
08/11/2017 +883 days 🔍
06/10/2019 +668 days 🔍


Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2005-4792 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 15088 - PHPWebSite Search Module SQL Injection Vulnerability
Vulnerability Center: 9453 - phpWebSite SQL Injection in module Parameter of the Search Module, Medium
OSVDB: 17788 - PHPWebSite - Search Module SQL Injection Issue

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Created: 03/12/2015 11:11 AM
Updated: 06/10/2019 04:19 PM
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