WoltLab Burning Board 3.0.3 Pl1 index.php sortOrder sql injection

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A vulnerability was found in WoltLab Burning Board 3.0.3 Pl1 (Content Management System). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown functionality of the file index.php. The manipulation of the argument sortOrder 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 summary by CVE is:

SQL injection vulnerability in index.php in WoltLab Burning Board 3.0.3 PL 1 allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via the sortOrder parameter to the PMList page.

The weakness was disclosed 02/20/2008 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at securityfocus.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2008-0857 since 02/20/2008. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details as well as a public exploit are known.

A public exploit has been developed by NBBN and been published immediately after the advisory. It is declared as proof-of-concept. The exploit is available at securityfocus.com.

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 27885) and Secunia (SA29020).





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Class: Sql injection
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
Author: NBBN
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Vendor: https://www.woltlab.com/

Advisory: securityfocus.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2008-0857 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 27885 - Woltlab Burning Board 'password' SQL Injection Vulnerability
Secunia: 29020

scip Labs: https://www.scip.ch/en/?labs.20161013


Created: 03/16/2015 01:43 PM
Updated: 11/09/2017 09:47 AM
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