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SQL injection vulnerability in BXR



Vulnerability ID: HTB22506
Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/sql_injection_vulnerability_in_bxr.html
Product: BXR
Vendor: Hulihan Applications ( http://hulihanapplications.com/projects/bxr ) 
Vulnerable Version: 0.6.8 and Probably Prior Versions
Vendor Notification: 22 July 2010 
Vulnerability Type: SQL Injection
Status: Fixed by Vendor
Risk level: High 
Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing (http://www.htbridge.ch/) 

Vulnerability Details:
The vulnerability exists due to failure in the /folder/list script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "order_by" variable. Attacker can alter queries to the application SQL database, execute arbitrary queries to the database, compromise the application, access or modify sensitive data, or exploit various vulnerabilities in the underlying SQL database.

Attacker can use browser to exploit this vulnerability. The following PoC is available:
http://host/folder/list?order_by=filesize'+SQL
Solution: Upgrade to the most recent version