Appstate phpWebSite up to 0.9.3-4 links.php cid sql injection

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Appstate phpWebSite up to 0.9.3-4 (Content Management System). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code block of the file links.php. The manipulation of the argument cid 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 summary by CVE is:

SQL injection vulnerability in links.php in Appalachian State University phpWebSite allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via the cid parameter in a viewlink action.

The weakness was published 02/25/2009 by Beenu Arora (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2008-6266 since 02/24/2009. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details are known, but no exploit is available.

It is declared as highly functional.

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 32011) and X-Force (46298).





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Class: Sql injection
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Highly functional

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10/31/2008 🔍
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03/17/2015 +2211 days 🔍
10/30/2018 +1323 days 🔍


Researcher: Beenu Arora
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2008-6266 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 32011 - phpWebSite 'links.php' SQL Injection Vulnerability
X-Force: 46298 - phpWebSite links.php SQL injection


Created: 03/17/2015 04:11 PM
Updated: 10/30/2018 07:36 AM
Changes: (1) advisory_person_name
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