dotCMS up to 3.4 UserAjax.getUsersList.dwr c0-e3 information disclosure

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A vulnerability classified as critical was found in dotCMS up to 3.4 (Content Management System). Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown functionality of the file dwr/call/plaincall/UserAjax.getUsersList.dwr. The manipulation of the argument c0-e3 with an unknown input leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

SQL injection vulnerability in dotCMS before 3.5 allows remote administrators to execute arbitrary SQL commands via the c0-e3 parameter to dwr/call/plaincall/UserAjax.getUsersList.dwr.

The weakness was disclosed 04/19/2016 (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2016-3688 since 03/30/2016. The attack can be launched remotely. A single authentication is required for exploitation. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1592 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

Upgrading to version 3.5 eliminates this vulnerability.

The entry 82568 is pretty similar.






CPE 2.3info

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VulDB Meta Base Score: 6.5
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.3

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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1592

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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OpenVAS ID: 103306
OpenVAS Name: dotCMS Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: dotCMS 3.5


03/30/2016 🔍
04/19/2016 +20 days 🔍
04/19/2016 +0 days 🔍
04/20/2016 +1 days 🔍
07/25/2022 +2287 days 🔍


Advisory: 136548
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2016-3688 (🔍)
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Created: 04/20/2016 11:04 AM
Updated: 07/25/2022 12:09 PM
Changes: 04/20/2016 11:04 AM (49), 10/14/2018 08:51 AM (15), 07/25/2022 12:09 PM (4)
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