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[PT-2011-14] SQL injection vulnerability in BoonEx Dolphin



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     (PT-2011-14) Positive Technologies Security Advisory 

       SQL injection vulnerability in BoonEx Dolphin 6.1

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---[ Vulnerable platform ]

                BoonEx Dolphin 6.1

                Link:	http://www.boonex.com


---[ Severity level ]

                Severity level:                High
                Impact Type:                   Multiple
                Access Vector:                 Network exploitable
                

	       CVSS v2:
        	       Base Score:     7.5
	               Temporal Score: 5.9
 	               Vector:         (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P/E:P/RL:O/RC:C)

                CVE:   not assigned

---[ Software description ]

Online dating software, open-source community platform, social networking script, niche social site engine.

---[ Vulnerability description ]

Positive Research Center has discovered an SQL injection vulnerability in Dolphin 6.1. Application incorrectly validates input data. That allows attackers to conduct SQL injection attack.

"SQL Injection" is a way to bypass network protection and attack the database. Settings transferred to the database through Web applications are specially crafted to modify executable SQL query, for example, an attacker could execute additional query with the first one by adding different symbols to a setting.
An attacker can access data which is normally unavailable or obtain system configuration data and use it for further attacks.


--[ How to fix ]

Positive Technologies experts recommend to filter user input data

--[ Advisory status  ]
29.06.2011 - Vendor is notified 
01.07.2011 - Vendor gets vulnerability details 
23.08.2011 - Vulnerability details were sent to CERT 
14.09.2011 - Public disclosure


---[ Credits]
The vulnerability was detected by Yuri Goltsev, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)

---[ References ]

http://en.securitylab.ru/lab/PT-2011-14

Reports on the vulnerabilities previously discovered by Positive Research:

http://www.ptsecurity.com/advisory1.aspx 
http://en.securitylab.ru/lab/

---[ About Positive Technologies ]

Positive Technologies www.ptsecurity.com is among the key players in the IT security market in Russia.

The principal activities of the company include the development of integrated tools for information security monitoring (MaxPatrol); providing IT security consulting services and technical support; development of the Securitylab leading Russian information security portal.

Among the clients of Positive Technologies, there are more than 40 state enterprises, more than 50 banks and financial organizations, 20 telecommunication companies, more than 40 plant facilities, as well as IT, service and retail companies from Russia, the CIS countries, the Baltic States, China, Ecuador, Germany, Great Britain, Holland, Iran, Israel, Japan, Mexico, the Republic of South Africa, Thailand, Turkey, and the USA.

Positive Technologies is a team of highly skilled developers, advisers and experts with years of vast hands-on experience. The company specialists possess professional titles and certificates; they are the members of various international societies and are actively involved in the IT security field development.