Sexy Polling extension for Joomla! vote.php SQL injection

sexypolling-cve20137219-sql-injection (90519) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


Sexy Polling extension for Joomla! is vulnerable to SQL injection. A remote attacker could send specially-crafted SQL statements to the vote.php script using the answer_id[] parameter, which could allow the attacker to view, add, modify or delete information in the back-end database.


Base Score: 7.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
Temporal Score: 6.5
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Data Manipulation


Upgrade to the latest version of Sexy Polling extension for Joomla! (1.0.9 or later), available from the Joomla! Web site. See References.


  • HTB23193: SQL Injection in Sexy Polling Joomla Extension.
  • Packet Storm Security [01-16-2014]: Joomla Sexy Polling 1.0.8 SQL Injection.
  • Sexy Polling extension for Joomla! Web site: Sexy Polling | Joomla! extension | polling for Joomla!.
  • CVE-2013-7219: SQL injection vulnerability in vote.php in the 2Glux Sexy Polling (com_sexypolling) component before 1.0.9 for Joomla! allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via the answer_id[] parameter.
  • SA56523: Joomla! Sexy Polling Component "answer_id[]" SQL Injection Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • Joomla! Joomla!
  • Joomla! Sexy Polling extension for Joomla! 1.0.8


Jan 16, 2014

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