AlienVault Open Source Security Information Management up to 4.5 sql injection

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in AlienVault Open Source Security Information Management up to 4.5 (Information Management Software). Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown functionality. The manipulation 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 AlienVault OSSIM before 4.7.0 allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary SQL commands via unspecified vectors.

The weakness was disclosed 08/21/2014 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2014-5383 since 08/21/2014. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The successful exploitation needs a single authentication. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available.

It is declared as proof-of-concept.

Upgrading to version 4.6 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at SecurityFocus (BID 67312). The entries 70686, 70043 and 70042 are pretty similar.





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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.7

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
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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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Upgrade: Open Source Security Information Management 4.6


05/06/2014 🔍
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Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2014-5383 (🔍)
SecurityFocus: 67312 - AlienVault OSSIM and Unified Security Management 'newpolicyform.php' SQL Injection Vulnerability

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Created: 03/26/2015 12:07 PM
Updated: 03/06/2018 09:56 AM
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