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[Full-disclosure] CYBSEC Advisory#2010-0103-FreePBX 2.5.1 SQL Injection

From: CYBSEC Labs <cybseclabs_at_nospam>
Date: Mon Jan 18 2010 - 21:07:14 GMT
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Advisory Name: SQL injection in FreePBX 2.5.1

Internal Cybsec Advisory Id: 2010-0103

Vulnerability Class: SQL injection

Release Date: 15/01/2010

Affected Applications: Confirmed in FreePBX 2.5.1. Other versions may also be affected.

Affected Platforms: Any running FreePBX 2.5.1

Local / Remote: Remote

Severity: Medium CVSS 6.3 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:C/I:N/A:N)

Researcher: Ivan Huertas

Vendor Status: To be confirmed

Reference to Vulnerability Disclosure Policy: http://www.cybsec.com/vulnerability_policy.pdf

Vulnerability Description:

A vulnerability has been discovered in FreePBX, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct SQL injection attacks.

Input passed via the "extdisplay" parameter to config.php is not properly sanitized before being used in a SQL query. This can be exploited to manipulate SQL queries by injecting arbitrary SQL code.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 2.5.1 Other versions may also be affected.

Proof of Concept:



Execute arbitrary SQL queries.


Update to FreePBX 2.5.2 or greater http://www.freepbx.org/trac/changeset/7594 http://www.freepbx.org/trac/changeset/7640

Vendor Response: 2009-30-12 Vulnerability was identified 2010-01-07 Vendor contacted 2010-01-15 Vulnerability published
Patches were available before the vulnerability was discovered.

Contact Information:

For more information regarding the vulnerability feel free to contact the researcher at
ihuertas<at> cybsec <dot> com

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