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Multiple vulnerabilities in Achievo
From: advisory () htbridge com
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2012 12:51:49 +0100 (CET)

Advisory ID: HTB23126
Product: Achievo
Vendor: www.achievo.org
Vulnerable Version(s): 1.4.5 and probably prior
Tested Version: 1.4.5
Vendor Notification: November 14, 2012 
Public Disclosure: December 5, 2012 
Vulnerability Type: SQL Injection [CWE-89], Cross-Site Scripting [CWE-79]
CVE References: CVE-2012-5865, CVE-2012-5866
CVSSv2 Base Scores: 6 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P), 4.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Risk Level: Medium 
Discovered and Provided: High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab ( https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/ ) 


Advisory Details:

High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab discovered two vulnerabilities in Achievo, which can be exploited to perform SQL 
injection and cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

1) SQL Injection vulnerability in Achievo: CVE-2012-5865

The vulnerability was discovered in the "dispatch.php" script while handling the "activityid" HTTP GET parameter. A 
remote authenticated attacker can inject and execute arbitrary SQL commands in application's database. Successful 
exploitation of this vulnerability requires that an attacker is logged-in into application (registration is closed by 

The following PoC (Proof of Concept) code outputs version of the MySQL server:

Registration is closed by default.

2) Cross-Site Scripting (XSS) vulnerability in Achievo: CVE-2012-5866

Input sanitation error was found in the "include.php" script when handling the "field" HTTP GET parameter. A remote 
attacker can execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of a vulnerable website.

The following PoC (Proof of Concept) outputs user's cookie:



Currently we are not aware of any vendor-supplied patches or other solutions.



[1] High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23126 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB23126 - Multiple vulnerabilities in 
[2] Achievo - http://www.achievo.org/ - Achievo is a flexible web-based resource management tool for business 
environments. Achievo's resource management capabilities will enable organisations to support their business processes 
in a simple, but effective manner.
[3] Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) - http://cve.mitre.org/ - international in scope and free for public 
use, CVE® is a dictionary of publicly known information security vulnerabilities and exposures.
[4] Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) - http://cwe.mitre.org - targeted to developers and security practitioners, CWE 
is a formal list of software weakness types. 


Disclaimer: The information provided in this Advisory is provided "as is" and without any warranty of any kind. Details 
of this Advisory may be updated in order to provide as accurate information as possible. The latest version of the 
Advisory is available on web page [1] in the References.

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