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Joomla BookLibrary From Same Author Module "id" SQL Injection



Secunia Research: Joomla BookLibrary From Same Author Module "id" SQL Injection
Secunia Research: Joomla BookLibrary From Same Author Module "id" SQL Injection



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                     Secunia Research 05/07/2010

  - Joomla BookLibrary From Same Author Module "id" SQL Injection -

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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 

* BookLibrary From Same Author 1.5

NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.

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2) Severity 

Rating: Moderately critical
Impact: Manipulation of data
Where:  From remote

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3) Vendor's Description of Software 

"The BookLibrary Books from same author module displays the books
from same author -  book from what now opened. With compatibility for
the sh404SEF URLs".

Product Link:
http://ordasoft.com/Download/View-document-details/ 
50-BookLibrary-Books-from-same-author-module-version-1.5.html

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4) Description of Vulnerability

Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in the BookLibrary
>From Same Author module for Joomla, which can be exploited by 
malicious people to conduct SQL injection attacks.

Input passed via the "id" parameter to index.php (when "option" is set
to "com_booklibrary" and "task" is set to "view") is not properly
sanitised before being used in a SQL query. This can be exploited to
manipulate SQL queries by injecting arbitrary SQL code.

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5) Solution 

Update to version 1.5_2010_06_25.

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6) Time Table 

11/06/2010 - Vendor notified.
11/06/2010 - Vendor response.
24/06/2010 - Status update requested.
30/06/2010 - Status update requested.
01/07/2010 - Vendor response.
02/07/2010 - Vendor releases fixed version.
05/07/2010 - Public disclosure.

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7) Credits 

Discovered by Secunia Research.

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8) References

The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has not yet
assigned a CVE identifier for the vulnerability.

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9) About Secunia

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

http://secunia.com/advisories/business_solutions/ 

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/advisories/ 

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://secunia.com/secunia_research/ 

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

http://secunia.com/corporate/jobs/ 

Secunia offers a FREE mailing list called Secunia Security Advisories:

http://secunia.com/advisories/mailing_lists/ 

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10) Verification 

Please verify this advisory by visiting the Secunia website:
http://secunia.com/secunia_research/2010-83/ 

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

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