PHP-Fusion "srch_where" parameter SQL injection

phpfusion-srchwhere-sql-injection (26491) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


PHP-Fusion is vulnerable to SQL injection. A remote attacker could send specially-crafted SQL statements to the messages.php script using the 'srch_where' parameter, which could allow the attacker to view administrator username and password information and possibly add, modify, or delete information in the back-end database.


Data Manipulation


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  • BugTraq Mailing List, Tue May 16 2006 - 14:52:20 CDT: PHP-Fusion <= 6.00.306 "srch_where" SQL injection / admin credentials disclosure.
  • PHP-Fusion Web Site: PHP-Fusion Deutsche Support Seite.
  • BID-18009: PHP-Fusion Srch_Where Parameter SQL Injection Vulnerability
  • CVE-2006-2459: SQL injection vulnerability in messages.php in PHP-Fusion 6.00.307 and earlier allows remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary SQL commands via the srch_where parameter.
  • OSVDB ID: 25542: PHP-Fusion messages.php srch_where Parameter SQL Injection
  • SA20129: PHP-Fusion "srch_where" SQL Injection Vulnerablility
  • SECTRACK ID: 1016111: PHP-Fusion Input Validation Bug in `messages.php` Permits SQL Injection Attacks

Platforms Affected:

  • PHP Fusion PHP Fusion 6.00.306
  • PHP Fusion PHP Fusion 6.00.307


May 16, 2006

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