Advanced Electron Forum filename SQL injection

aef-filename-sql-injection (51775) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

Advanced Electron Forum (AEF) is vulnerable to SQL injection. If magic_quotes_gpc is disabled, a remote attacker could send specially-crafted SQL statements using the filename when uploading attachments, which could allow the attacker to view, add, modify or delete information in the back-end database.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 6.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 6.5
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Unavailable
  Report Confidence: Uncorroborated

Consequences:

Data Manipulation

Remedy:

No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.

References:

  • Electron Web site: Welcome to AEF .
  • CVE-2009-2545: SQL injection vulnerability in Advanced Electron Forum (AEF) 1.x, when magic_quotes_gpc is disabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via the filename in an uploaded attachment. NOTE: the provenance of this information is unknown; the details are obtained solely from third party information.
  • OSVDB ID: 55925: AEF Attachment Upload filename Parameter SQL Injection
  • SA35646: AEF SQL Injection and Information Disclosure

Platforms Affected:

  • Electron Advanced Electron Forum 1.0.8

Reported:

Jul 16, 2009

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