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[Full-disclosure] Secunia Research: Calendarix Basic Two SQL Injection Vulnerabilities

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Date: Mon Aug 25 2008 - 13:08:04 GMT
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Secunia Research 25/08/2008 - Calendarix Basic Two SQL Injection Vulnerabilities -
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Table of Contents Affected Software....................................................1 Severity.............................................................2 Vendor's Description of Software.....................................3 Description of Vulnerability.........................................4 Solution.............................................................5 Time Table...........................................................6 Credits..............................................................7 References...........................................................8 About Secunia........................................................9 Verification........................................................10
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1) Affected Software
  • Calendarix Basic 0.8.20071118

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.



2) Severity

Rating: Moderately Critical
Impact: SQL Injection
Where: Remote



3) Vendor's Description of Software

"Calendarix is a powerful and easy to use web-based calendar that runs on PHP and MySQL. It has been developed with ease of use and quick access to information in mind. It provides the user with the quickest possible navigation and accessing the most commonly used functions in the shortest steps."

Product Link:
http://www.calendarix.com/index.php



4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered two vulnerabilities in Calendarix Basic, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct SQL injection attacks.

Input passed to the "catsearch" parameter in cal_search.php and "catview" in cal_cat.php is not properly sanitised before being used in SQL queries. This can be exploited to manipulate SQL queries by injecting arbitrary SQL code.

Successful exploitation allows e.g. retrieval of administrator usernames and password hashes.



5) Solution

Update to version 0.8.20080808.



6) Time Table 23/06/2008 - Vendor contacted. 30/06/2008 - Vendor contacted (2nd attempt). 01/07/2008 - Vendor requests PoC. 01/07/2008 - Vendor provided with PoC. 01/07/2008 - Vendor response. 18/07/2008 - Status update requested. 20/07/2008 - Vendor response. 25/08/2008 - Public disclosure.
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7) Credits

Discovered by Secunia Research.



8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has assigned CVE-2008-2429 for the vulnerability.



9) About Secunia

Secunia offers vulnerability management solutions to corporate customers with verified and reliable vulnerability intelligence relevant to their specific system configuration:

http://corporate.secunia.com/

Secunia also provides a publicly accessible and comprehensive advisory database as a service to the security community and private individuals, who are interested in or concerned about IT-security.

http://secunia.com/

Secunia believes that it is important to support the community and to do active vulnerability research in order to aid improving the security and reliability of software in general:

http://corporate.secunia.com/secunia_research/33/

Secunia regularly hires new skilled team members. Check the URL below to see currently vacant positions:

http://secunia.com/secunia_vacancies/

Secunia offers a FREE mailing list called Secunia Security Advisories:

http://secunia.com/secunia_security_advisories/


  1. Verification

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2008-28/

Complete list of vulnerability reports published by Secunia Research: http://secunia.com/secunia_research/




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