SQL Injection Vulnerabilities in Chamilo 1.11.6

Information

Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: SQL Injection Vulnerabilities in Chamilo 1.11.6
Affected Software: Chamilo
Affected Versions: 1.11.6
Homepage: https://chamilo.org/en/
Vulnerability:  SQL injection
Severity: High
Status: Fixed
CVSS Score (3.0): 7.6
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-18-028

Technical Details

URL: http://{DOMAIN}/{PATH-OF-CHAMILO}/main/admin/subscribe_user2course.php
Parameter Name: firstLetterUser
Parameter Type: POST
Attack Pattern: A’OR 1=1 OR ‘ns’=’ns

URL: http://{DOMAIN}/{PATH-OF-CHAMILO}/main/admin/subscribe_user2course.php
Parameter Name: firstLetterCourse
Parameter Type: POST
Attack Pattern: A’OR 1=1 OR ‘ns’=’ns

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

Advisory Timeline

9th July 2018 – First Contact
28th November 2018 – Vendor Fixed
4th December 2018 – Advisory Released

Credits & Authors

These issues have been discovered by Zekvan Arslan while testing Invicti Web Application Security Scanner.

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