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Acolyte CMS v1.5 and v6.3 - SQL Injection Vulnerabilities
From: "research () vulnerability-lab com" <research () vulnerability-lab com>
Date: Wed, 25 Jan 2012 16:37:25 +0100

Title:
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Acolyte CMS v1.5 and v6.3 - SQL Injection Vulnerabilities


Date:
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2012-01-25


References:
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http://www.vulnerability-lab.com/get_content.php?id=397


VL-ID:
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397


Abstract:
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A Vulnerability Laboratory researcher discovered a critical (remote) SQL Injection and a persistent XSS on the Acolyte 
CMS v1.5.3 and v1.6.3.



Report-Timeline:
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2012-01-25:     Public or Non-Public Disclosure


Status:
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Published


Exploitation-Technique:
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Remote


Severity:
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High


Details:
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1.1
A SQL Injection vulnerability is detected on the powered by Acolyte v1.5 v6.3 CMS.
The vulnerability allows an remote attacker to execute sql commands via remote sql injection attack.
The bug is located on the news_comments & plugin_forum module of the content management system. 
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability allows remote attacker to compromise the application & dbms.


Vulnerable Module(s): (v1.5.3)
                                        [+] ?c=plugin&plugin=forums
                                        [+] ?c=news_comments

Vulnerable Module(s): (v1.6.3)
                                        [+] ?c=news_comments
                                        [+] ?c=forum_post


1.2
A persistent input validation vulnerability is detected on the powered by Acolyte v1.5 v6.3 CMS.
The vulnerability allows an remote attacker to hijack customer sessions via application side attack.
Successful exploitation with required user inter action allows an attacker to manipulate the web context 
requests of the vulnerable application module.


Vulnerable Module(s): (v1.6.3 & v1.5.3)
                                        [+] ?c=plugin&plugin=forums


Proof of Concept:
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The vulnerabilities can be exploited by remote attacker. For demonstration or reproduce ...
 
1.1

v1.5.3
  ?c=plugin&plugin=forums&2=topics&s=[vuln]
  ?c=plugin&plugin=forums&2=post&s=3&t=[vuln]
  ?c=news_comments&cid=[vuln]

v1.6.3
  ?c=forum_post&s=3&t=[vuln]
  ?c=forum_post&s=[vuln]
  ?c=news_comments&cid=[vuln]


1.2
  ?c=plugin&plugin=forums&2=search
  <script>alert(vulnerability-lab)</script>


Risk:
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1.1
The security risk of the sql injection vulnerabilities are estimated as high(+).

1.2
The security risk of the persistent input validation vulnerability is estimated as medium(+).


Credits:
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Vulnerability Laboratory Researcher -  snup (snup.php () gmail com)


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