Edgewall FireStats up to 1.2.1 sql injection

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in Edgewall FireStats up to 1.2.1. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a sql injection vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-89. The software 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. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

SQL injection vulnerability in the FireStats plugin before 1.6.2-stable for WordPress allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via unspecified vectors.

The weakness was released 06/22/2009 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at firestats.cc. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2009-2144 since 06/22/2009. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1505 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 39621 (FireStats < 1.6.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family CGI abuses.

Upgrading to version 1.2.2 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (51113) and Tenable (39621). Entry connected to this vulnerability is available at 48690.




CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.0

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Class: Sql injection
CWE: CWE-89 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1505

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept
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Nessus ID: 39621
Nessus Name: FireStats < 1.6.2 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 100230
OpenVAS Name: FireStats Unspecified SQL Injection Vulnerability
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: FireStats 1.2.2


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Advisory: firestats.cc
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2009-2144 (🔍)
X-Force: 51113
Vulnerability Center: 22823 - FireStats Plugin Prior to 1.6.2 Stable For WordPress Remote SQL Injection Vulnerability, High
SecurityFocus: 35533 - FireStats Unspecified SQL Injection Vulnerability
Secunia: 35400 - FireStats SQL Injection and File Inclusion Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical

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Created: 03/17/2015 11:38 PM
Updated: 08/11/2021 07:50 PM
Changes: 03/17/2015 11:38 PM (59), 02/11/2017 10:30 AM (12), 08/11/2021 07:50 PM (4)
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