MiniTwitter index.php SQL injection

minitwitter-index-sql-injection (50282) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

MiniTwitter is vulnerable to SQL injection. If magic_quotes_gpc is disabled, a remote authenticated attacker could send specially-crafted SQL statements to the index.phpand rss.php scripts using the user parameter, which could allow the attacker to view, add, modify or delete information in the back-end database.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: Single
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.2
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Data Manipulation

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of MiniTwitter (0.3 beta or later), available from SourceForge.net. See References.

References:

  • SourceForge.net: MiniTwitter.
  • BID-34795: MiniTwitter Security Bypass and SQL Injection Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2009-2573: Multiple SQL injection vulnerabilities in MiniTwitter 0.2 beta, when magic_quotes_gpc is disabled, allow remote authenticated users to execute arbitrary SQL commands via the (1) user parameter to (a) index.php and (b) rss.php.
  • OSVDB ID: 56294: MiniTwitter index.php user Parameter SQL Injection
  • OSVDB ID: 56295: MiniTwitter rss.php user Parameter SQL Injection

Platforms Affected:

  • BioScripts MiniTwitter 0.2 beta

Reported:

May 01, 2009

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