PT-2011-25: SQL injection vulnerabilities in Support Incident Tracker

(PT-2011-25) Positive Technologies Security Advisory
SQL injection vulnerabilities in Support Incident Tracker

Vulnerable software

SiT!
Version 3.63p1 and earlier

Application link:
http://www.sitracker.org/

Severity level

Severity level: High
Impact: SQL injection
Access Vector: Network exploitable

CVSS v2:
Base Score: 6.5
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:S/C:P/I:P/A:P)

CVE: not assigned

Software description

Support Incident Tracker (or SiT!) is a free software/open source (GPL) web-based application.

Vulnerability description

Positive Research Center has discovered multiply SQL injection vulnerabilities in Support Incident Tracker. Application incorrectly validates input data, which allows attackers to conduct an 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 an additional query along with the first one by adding different symbols to a setting.

How to fix

Update your software up to the latest version

Advisory status

13.07.2011 - Vendor is notified
13.07.2011 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
17.07.2011 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
22.07.2011 - Public disclosure

Credits

The vulnerability was detected by Yuri Goltsev, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)

 

References

http://en.securitylab.ru/lab/PT-2011-25

Reports on the vulnerabilities previously discovered by Positive Research Center:

http://en.securitylab.ru/lab/
http://www.ptsecurity.com/advisory1.aspx

About Positive Technologies

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