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Piwigo SQL Injection Vulnerability - Security Advisory - SOS-09-007



Piwigo SQL Injection Vulnerability - Security Advisory - SOS-09-007
Piwigo SQL Injection Vulnerability - Security Advisory - SOS-09-007



Piwigo SQL Injection Vulnerability - Security Advisory - SOS-09-007

Release Date. 17-Aug-2009
Last Update. -
Vendor Notification Date. 15-Jun-2009
Product. Piwigo
Platform. Independent
Affected versions. 2.0.0 (verified), possibly others
Severity Rating. Medium
Impact. Manipulation of data
Attack Vector. Remote without authentication
Solution Status. Upgrade to 2.0.3
CVE reference. Not yet assigned

Details.

Piwigo is a photo gallery application written in PHP. The application 
suffers from a SQL injection vulnerability in comments.php, as it fails to 
validate data supplied in the "items_number" variable before being used in 
an SQL query.

SQL injection attacks can give an attacker access to backend database 
contents, the ability to remotely execute system commands, or in some 
circumstances the means to take control of the operating system hosting the 
database.



Proof of Concept.

/piwigo-2.0.0/comments.php?items_number=1'"



Solution.

Upgrade to version 2.0.3.



Discovered by.

SOS Labs.



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