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Research > Zero-Day Tracker > 20130506

Joomla! 'se_regs[]' Parameter SQL Injection

Date Disclosed:
5/6/2013

Date Patched:
6/18/2013

Vendor:
Joomla! DJ Classifieds Extension

Affected Software:
Joomla! DJ Classifieds Extension 2.3.3 and earlier versions.

Description:
The DJ Classifieds Joomla! extension (version 2.3.3 and earlier) contains a Blind SQL injection vulnerability, made possible via the se_regs[] parameter. This allows an attacker to query the database, potentially gaining access to sensitive information contained therein. 

Severity:
Moderate

Code Execution:
No.

Impact:
Blind SQL Injection
A remote attacker is able to change the value of certain parameters in a query within the DJ Classifieds extension, allowing the attacker to query the database and possibly gain access to sensitive information. This may be leveraged to gain access to other sensitive components of a website or publicly facing infrastructure.

Mitigation:
Update your DJ Classifieds installation to v2.3.4.

Protection:
BeyondTrust's Retina® Network Security Scanner scans devices to detect for this vulnerability.

  • 19084 - Joomla! 'se_regs[]' Parameter SQL Injection

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Status:
2013-05-06 - Original disclosure.
2013-06-17 - Vendor contacted concerning status of vulnerability.
2013-06-18 - Vendor states vulnerability has been fixed in v2.3.4.

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