VDB-86640 · OSVDB 50194

Pligg cloud.php categoryID sql injection

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A vulnerability was found in Pligg (version unknown). It has been classified as critical. Affected is an unknown functionality of the file cloud.php. The manipulation of the argument categoryID with an unknown input leads to a sql injection vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as 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. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 07/31/2008. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. There are known technical details, but no exploit is available. The MITRE ATT&CK project declares the attack technique as T1505.

After before and not just, there has been an exploit disclosed. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 1 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. By approaching the search of inurl:cloud.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

A possible mitigation has been published 2 hours after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

Similar entries are available at 86644, 86643, 86642 and 86641.




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CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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

VulDB Base Score: 6.3
VulDB Temp Score: 6.3
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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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07/30/2008 🔍
07/31/2008 +0 days 🔍
07/31/2008 +0 days 🔍
11/26/2008 +118 days 🔍
05/09/2016 +2720 days 🔍
01/02/2019 +968 days 🔍


Status: Not defined
OSVDB: 50194 - Pligg cloud.php categoryID Parameter SQL Injection

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Created: 05/09/2016 03:30 PM
Updated: 01/02/2019 11:02 AM
Changes: 05/09/2016 03:30 PM (39), 01/02/2019 11:02 AM (1)
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