Shoppingtree Candypress Store 4.1 helpfield sql injection

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A vulnerability has been found in Shoppingtree Candypress Store 4.1 and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects some unknown functionality. The manipulation of the argument helpfield 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 bug was discovered 01/25/2008. The weakness was presented 02/12/2008 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability was named CVE-2008-0737 since 02/12/2008. 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.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. It is possible to download the exploit at The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 3 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 30107 (CandyPress Store admin/utilities_ConfigHelp.asp helpfield Parameter 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 X-Force (40537), Vulnerability Center (SBV-17741), Tenable (30107) and Exploit-DB (4988). See 41010, 41009, 41007 and 40801 for similar entries.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.6

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB 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: 30107
Nessus Name: CandyPress Store admin/utilities_ConfigHelp.asp helpfield Parameter SQL Injection
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Recommended: Upgrade
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01/25/2008 🔍
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CVE: CVE-2008-0737 (🔍)
X-Force: 40537
Vulnerability Center: 17741 - CandyPress Vulnerability Allows Remote Attackers to Inject Arbitrary SQL Commands, High
SecurityFocus: 27454 - CandyPress Multiple Input Validation Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 28662
OSVDB: 40701 - CandyPress Store utilities_ConfigHelp.asp SQL injection
Vupen: ADV-2008-0314

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Created: 03/16/2015 01:43 PM
Updated: 08/06/2019 07:00 AM
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