SQL Injection Vulnerability Identified in TestLink 1.9.13


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: SQL Injection Vulnerability in TestLink 1.9.13
Affected Software: TestLink
Affected Versions: and possibly below
Vendor Homepage: http://testlink.org/ 
Vulnerability Type: SQL Injection
Severity: Critical
Status: Fixed
CVE-ID: CVE-2015-7390
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-15-015


If your web application is vulnerable to SQL injection, a hacker is able to execute any malicious SQL query or command through the web application.

Technical Details

Proof of Concept URLs for SQL Injection vulnerability in TestLink:

Page: lnl.php
Parameter Name: apikey
Parameter Type: GET
Attack Pattern: '+(SELECT 1 FROM (SELECT SLEEP(25))A)+'

For more information on SQL Injection vulnerabilities read the section SQL Injection.

Advisory Timeline

15/09/2015 – First Contact
02/10/2015 – Vendor Fixed
05/10/2015 – Advisory Released



Credits & Authors

These issues have been discovered by Omar Kurt while testing Invicti Web Application Security Scanner.

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