AdCycle allows remote attacker to execute SQL commands as admin

adcycle-insert-sql-command (6837) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

AdCycle could allow a remote attacker to execute SQL commands with admin privileges, caused by a vulnerability in the AdLogin.pm file. AdCycle fails to properly validate user supplied input. A remote attacker using the "ADMIN" account and the password 'X' or 1 # can bypass authentication to execute SQL commands on the system. An attacker can use this vulnerability to gain administrative privileges.


Consequences:

Gain Privileges

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of AdCycle (1.16 or later), available from the AdCycle Web site. See References.

References:

  • AdCycle Web site: Download AdCycle.
  • qDefense Advisory QDAV-2001-7-2: AdCycle SQL Command Insertion Vulnerability.
  • BID-3032: AdCycle AdLogin.pm Admin Autentication Bypass Vulnerability
  • CVE-2001-1053: AdLogin.pm in AdCycle 1.15 and earlier allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and gain privileges by injecting SQL code in the $password argument.
  • OSVDB ID: 1903: AdCycle AdLogin.pm password Parameter SQL Injection

Platforms Affected:

  • AdCycle AdCycle 1.15 and prior

Reported:

Jul 13, 2001

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