IBM Informix Web Datablade Module HTML decoding of SQL Query

informix-wbm-sql-decoding (8827) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Informix Web Datablade Module does not properly filter HTML encoded input and is decoded by Web Datablade SQL queries. This could allow an attacker to develop insecure programs on the system.


Bypass Security


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


  • BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Apr 11 2002 - 10:00:11 CDT: IBM Informix Web DataBlade: Auto-decoding HTML entities.
  • BID-4498: IBM Informix Web Datablade SQL Query HTML Decoding Vulnerability
  • CVE-2002-0555: IBM Informix Web DataBlade 4.12 unescapes user input even if an application has escaped it, which could allow remote attackers to execute SQL code in a web form even when the developer has attempted to escape it.
  • OSVDB ID: 9681: IBM Informix Web DataBlade Input Filtering Weakness SQL Injection

Platforms Affected:

  • IBM Informix Web DataBlade 4.12


Apr 11, 2002

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