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IRM Security Advisory : RedDot CMS SQL injection vulnerability
From: "Mark Crowther" <mark.crowther () irmplc com>
Date: Mon, 21 Apr 2008 17:10:10 +0100

RedDot CMS SQL injection vulnerability (CVE Number: CVE-2008-1613)


Vulnerability Type/Importance: SQL injection/Critical

Problem Discovered:     12 February 2008
Vendor Contacted:       19 February 2008
Advisory Published:     21 April 2008

The RedDot CMS Product (http://www.reddot.com) is vulnerable to a pre-authentication SQL injection vulnerability which, 
when exploited, allows enumeration of all SQL database content.

The 'LngId' Parameter passed to IoRD.asp is responsible for assigning the language context for the CMS application. The 
vulnerability exists as a result of inadequate validation of user-supplied input within this parameter.

Technical Details:
Normal input for the 'LngId' parameter contains a code such as ENG, DEU, JP, denoting the language type. This parameter 
is not properly validated and the injection of SQL statements within it allows attackers unrestricted access to 
enumerate information from the database. For example:

https://vulnerablehost.com:443/cms/ioRD.asp?Action=ShowMessage&LngId=ENG.DGC0 FROM IO_DGC_ENG UNION SELECT min(name) 
FROM SYSOBJECTS where xtype=char(85) and name> '' ORDER BY 1;-- &DisableAutoLogin=1

Proof of Concept:
A Proof of Concept (RDdbenum.py) has been developed to automate enumeration of entire database content available from 

Workaround / Solutions:
There are no known workarounds for this vulnerability
The Vendor has released a patch for this vulnerability, Release, available from normal Red Dot customer 
support contacts.

Tested / Affected Versions:
IRM confirmed the presence of this vulnerability in RedDot CMS version 7.5 Build, tested with Microsoft SQL 
Server 2005 database.
It is believed that this issue exists in RedDot CMS versions 6.5 and 7.0; however this has not been fully verified.

Research and Advisory: Mark Crowther and Rodrigo Marcos

All information in this advisory is provided on an 'as is' basis in the hope that it will be useful. Information Risk 
Management Plc is not responsible for any risks or occurrences caused by the application of this information.

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