FLDS 1.2a redir.php id sql injection

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A vulnerability was found in FLDS 1.2a and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown part of the file redir.php. The manipulation of the argument id with an unknown input leads to a sql injection vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-89. The product constructs all or part of an SQL command using externally-influenced input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special elements that could modify the intended SQL command when it is sent to a downstream component. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

SQL injection vulnerability in redir.php in Free Links Directory Script (FLDS) 1.2a allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via the id parameter.

The weakness was released 01/21/2009 (Website). The advisory is available at milw0rm.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2008-5928 since 01/21/2009. 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. This vulnerability is assigned to T1505 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

A public exploit has been developed by nuclear and been published even before and not after the advisory. The exploit is available at exploit-db.com. It is declared as highly functional. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 38 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. By approaching the search of inurl:redir.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

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 X-Force (48185), Exploit-DB (7453), SecurityFocus (BID 32813†) and Secunia (SA33075†).




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Class: Sql injection
CWE: CWE-89 / CWE-74 / CWE-707

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Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Highly functional
Author: nuclear
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12/13/2008 🔍
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Advisory: milw0rm.com
Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2008-5928 (🔍)
X-Force: 48185 - Free Links Directory Script redir.php SQL injection
SecurityFocus: 32813 - FLDS Free Links Directory Script 'redir.php' SQL Injection Vulnerability
Secunia: 33075

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


Created: 03/17/2015 04:11 PM
Updated: 10/25/2018 08:28 AM
Changes: 03/17/2015 04:11 PM (56), 10/25/2018 08:28 AM (7)
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