WordPress Plugin Booking Calendar Contact Form 1.1.23 - Shortcode SQL Injection

EDB-ID:

39319

CVE:





Platform:

PHP

Date:

2016-01-26


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# Exploit Title: WordPress appointment-booking-calendar <=1.1.23 - Shortcode SQL injection
# Date: 2016-01-24
# Google Dork: Index of /wordpress/wp-content/plugins/appointment-booking-calendar/
# Exploit Author: Joaquin Ramirez Martinez [i0 security-lab]
# Software Link: http://wordpress.dwbooster.com/calendars/booking-calendar-contact-form
# Vendor: CodePeople.net
# Vebdor URI: http://codepeople.net
# Version: 1.1.23
# OWASP Top10: A1-Injection
# Tested on: windows 10 + firefox + sqlmap 1.0.

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PRODUCT DESCRIPTION
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"Appointment Booking Calendar is a plugin for **accepting online bookings** from a set of **available time-slots in 
a calendar**. The booking form is linked to a **PayPal** payment process.

You can use it to accept bookings for medical consultation, classrooms, events, transportation and other activities
where a specific time from a defined set must be selected, allowing you to define the maximum number of bookings 
that can be accepted for each time-slot."

(copy of readme file)


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EXPLOITATION TECHNIQUE
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remote

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SEVERITY LEVEL
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critical

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TECHNICAL DETAILS && DESCRIPTION
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A SQL injection flaw was discovered within the latest WordPress appointment-booking-calendar plugin version 1.1.20.

The flaw was found in the function to run when a shortcode is found within a page in the wordpress site.
The function mentioned use unsanitized attributes and a user authenticated as a editor, autor or 
administrator (compromised) can exploit this vulnerability by adding crafted shortcodes on a page or post.

The security risk of SQL injection vulnerabilities are extremely because by using this type of flaw, 
an attacker can compromise the entire web server.

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PROOF OF CONCEPT
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An attacker(editor, autor or administrator) can embed into a post the following shortcode...

[CPABC_APPOINTMENT_LIST calendar="-1 or sleep(10)#"]

... and the post will take ten seconds loading.

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 CREDITS
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Vulnerability discovered by:
	Joaquin Ramirez Martinez [i0 security-lab]
	strparser[at]gmail[dot]com
	https://www.facebook.com/I0-security-lab-524954460988147/
	https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCe1Ex2Y0wD71I_cet-Wsu7Q


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TIMELINE
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2016-01-08 vulnerability discovered
2016-01-24 reported to vendor
2016-01-25 released appointment-booking-calendar 1.1.24
2016-01-26 full disclosure