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From: Travis <teedubb () gmail com>
Date: Thu, 27 Jul 2006 17:50:45 -0400

i am performing an external scan for a company.  i have already ran
nessus and nikto.  neither one of these turned up any major
vulnearabilities other than a possible sql injection, seen below.

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Microsoft JET Database Engine error '80040e14'

Syntax error in string in query expression 'NewsID=''.

/news-article.asp, line 15

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nessus gave the following vulnerability message

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The following URLs seem to be vulnerable to various SQL injection
techniques :

/news-article.asp?NewsID='UNION'
/news-article.asp?NewsID='
/news-article.asp?NewsID='
/news-article.asp?NewsID='%22
/news-article.asp?NewsID='%22
/news-article.asp?NewsID=9%2c+9%2c+9
/news-article.asp?NewsID=9%2c+9%2c+9
/news-article.asp?NewsID='bad_bad_value
/news-article.asp?NewsID='bad_bad_value
/news-article.asp?NewsID=bad_bad_value'
/news-article.asp?NewsID=bad_bad_value'
/news-article.asp?NewsID='+OR+'
/news-article.asp?NewsID='WHERE
/news-article.asp?NewsID='WHERE
/news-article.asp?NewsID=%3B
/news-article.asp?NewsID=%3B
/news-article.asp?NewsID='OR
/news-article.asp?NewsID='OR

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when i report this vulnearability to the company i want to show
evidence of data that i got from the injection.  i have read white
papers on sql injections and i have tried all the usual suspects when
it comes to sql injections but still no luck.  is there something
special with Microsoft JET database?  what would be some sql
injections i could try to pull back table information?  i have tried
an automated too such as Absinthe, not sure how to use it though.

what is your take on commercial software that scans (e.g. webinspect,
saint), should i give those a shot as well or will nessus do the
trick?

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