Xoops Core module viewcat.php cid sql injection

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A vulnerability was found in Xoops Core module (Content Management System) (affected version not known). It has been rated as critical. Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality of the file viewcat.php of the component Core. The manipulation of the argument cid with an unknown input leads to a sql injection vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-89. Impacted is 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 shared 03/31/2007 by ajann (Website). The advisory is available at milw0rm.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2007-1814 since 04/02/2007. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Technical details as well as a public exploit are known.

A public exploit has been developed in Perl and been published before and not just after the advisory. It is declared as functional. The exploit is available at securityfocus.com. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k.

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 23229) and X-Force (33350). The entries 35956, 35955 and 35947 are related to this item.





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Class: Sql injection
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Status: Functional
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Advisory: milw0rm.com
Researcher: ajann
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2007-1814 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 23229 - XOOPS Multiple Modules ViewCat.PHP SQL Injection Vulnerabilities
X-Force: 33350 - XOOPS Core module viewcat.php SQL injection
OSVDB: 34469 - Core Module for XOOPS viewcat.php cid Parameter SQL Injection

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013
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Created: 03/13/2015 02:56 PM
Updated: 10/18/2017 11:57 AM
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