phpWebSite up to 0.10.2 topics.php topic sql injection

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in phpWebSite up to 0.10.2 (Content Management System). This vulnerability affects some unknown processing of the file topics.php. The manipulation of the argument topic with an unknown input leads to a sql injection vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-89. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. An attacker might be able inject and/or alter existing SQL statements which would influence the database exchange.

The weakness was disclosed 04/12/2006 by SnIpEr_SA (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability was named CVE-2006-0973 since 03/03/2006. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Technical details and also a public exploit are known.

A public exploit has been developed by SnIpEr_SA in Perl and been published even before and not after the advisory. It is declared as proof-of-concept. It is possible to download the exploit at

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 16825) and X-Force (25799).




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Class: Sql injection
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
Author: SnIpEr_SA
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02/24/2006 🔍
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Researcher: SnIpEr_SA
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2006-0973 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 16825 - PHPWebSite Topics.PHP SQL Injection Vulnerability
X-Force: 25799 - phpWebSite topics.php SQL injection
OSVDB: 24688 - phpWebSite topics.php topic Parameter SQL Injection

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Created: 03/12/2015 12:19 PM
Updated: 07/20/2018 09:23 AM
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