PostNuke admin section SQL injection

postnuke-admin-sql-injection (29271) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


PostNuke is vulnerable to SQL injection. A remote attacker could send specially-crafted SQL statements to the admin section using the hits parameter, which could allow the attacker to view, add, modify or delete information in the back-end database.


Base Score: 7
  Access Vector: Remote
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: Not Required
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
Temporal Score: 6.1
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Data Manipulation


Upgrade to the latest version of PostNuke (0.800 Milestone 2), available from the PostNuke Web site. See References.


Platforms Affected:

  • PostNuke PostNuke 0.762


Sep 29, 2006

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