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Techsoft Web Solutions CMS 2016 Q2 - SQL Injection Web Vulnerability
Techsoft Web Solutions CMS (2016 Q2) - SQL Injection Web Vulnerability
Vulnerability Laboratory ID (VL-ID):
Common Vulnerability Scoring System:
Product & Service Introduction:
TechSoft WEB SOLUTIONS is an India based company that have many years
experience in the design, development and implementation of bespoke
software applications, relational databases, Internet and Intranet based
systems. TECHSOFT WEB SOLUTIONS is dedicated to providing professional
Website Design Solutions, Web Development, E-Commerce Web Applications,
Website Maintenance and Reengineering, Domain and Web Hosting Services, etc.
(COpy of the Vendor Homepage:
Abstract Advisory Information:
An independent vulnerability laboratory research team discovered
multiple remote sql injection vulnerabilities in the Techsoft Content
Vulnerability Disclosure Timeline:
2016-04-04: Public Disclosure (Vulnerability Laboratory)
Techsoft Web Solutions
Product: TechSoft - Content Management System (Web-Application) 2016 Q2
Technical Details & Description:
A remote sql-injection web vulnerability has been discovered in the
official Techsoft Content Management System (2016 Q2).
The vulnerability allows remote attackers to execute own sql commands to
compromise the web-applicaation or connected dbms.
The vulnerabilities are located in the `id` and `newsid` values of the
`Content_sub.php`, `news_detail.php`, `ward.php`,
`package_list.php`, `association.php` and `packages.php`files. Remote
attackers are able to execute sql commands by injection
of malicious statements via GET method request. The vulnerability is
located on the application-side of the online service.
The injection points are the id and newsid values in the vulnerable
marked php files. The security vulnerability is a classic
order by sql injection bug.
The security risk of the sql-injection vulnerability is estimated as
high with a cvss (common vulnerability scoring system) count of 7.2.
Exploitation of the remote sql injection web vulnerability requires no
user interaction or privileged web-application user accounts.
Successful exploitation of the remote sql injection results in database
management system, web-server and web-application compromise.
Proof of Concept (PoC):
The remote sql-injection web vulnerability can be exploited by remote
attackers without user interaction or privileged web-application user
For security demonstration or to reproduce the vulnerability follow the
provided information and steps below to continue.
intext:"POWERED BY Techsoft" inurl:php?id
Solution - Fix & Patch:
The vulnerability can be patched by usage of a secure prepared statement
in the vulnerable php files.
Encode and parse also the input of the vulnerable id and newsid values
to prevent sql injection or script code injection attacks.
Restrict the input with a filter mechanism and disallow the usage of
special chars. Escape and use entities to define clean and secure values.
The security risk of the remote sql injection web vulnerabilities in the
cms web-application are estimated as high. (CVSS 7.2)
Credits & Authors:
Iran Cyber Security Group - 0x3a (ICG SEC) [Iran-Cyber.Net]
THX: MOHAMAD-NOFOZI , root3r , sir.h4m1d , m0hamad.black , whitewolf ,
mr.s4jj4d , mr.turk , 0day , pi.hack , l3gi0n , nazanin_wild and 0xdevil
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