PT-2011-21: SQL injection vulnerability in OneOrZero AIMS
(PT-2011-21) Positive Technologies Security Advisory
SQL injection vulnerability in OneOrZero AIMS
Version: 2.7.0 and earlier (possibly)
Severity level: High
Impact: SQL injection
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Base Score: 7.5
CVE: not assigned
OneOrZero AIMS is a powerful enterprise ready suite that includes a help desk, knowledge base, time manager and reporting system supported by a highly configurable and extensible Action & Information Management System that allows you to 'build your own system' on the fly.
Positive Research Center has discovered multiply SQL injection vulnerabilities in OneOrZero AIMS. Application incorrectly validates input data. That allows attackers to conduct SQL injection attack.
"SQL Injection" is a way to bypass network protection and attack the database. Settings transferred to the database through Web applications are specially crafted to modify executable SQL query, for example, an attacker could execute additional query with the first one by adding different symbols to a setting.
An attacker can use the vulnerability to obtain access to data which is normally unavailable or obtain system configuration data which can be used for further attacks. For example, modified query may return hashed user passwords which could be decrypted with brute force attack.
For example, look at the lib\ooz_access.php source code:
$sql = "SELECT * FROM " . OOZ_SET_TABLE_PREFIX . "users WHERE user_name = '" . $cookieName . "'";
$userResult = DB::query($sql, DSN, OOZ_SET_SHOW_SQL);
No filtering for $cookieName variable.
How to fix
Positive Technologies experts recommend to filter user input data
08.07.2011 - Vendor is notified
23.08.2011 - Vulnerability details were sent to CERT
19.10.2011 - Public disclosure
The vulnerability was detected by Yuri Goltsev, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)
Reports on the vulnerabilities previously discovered by Positive Research:
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