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SyntaxCMS SQL injection vulnerability
SQL injection vulnerability in SyntaxCMS
SQL injection vulnerability in SyntaxCMS

Vulnerability ID: HTB22540
Reference: http://www.htbridge.ch/advisory/sql_injection_vulnerability_in_syntaxcms.html 
Product: SyntaxCMS
Vendor: Forum One Communications ( http://www.syntaxcms.org/ ) 
Vulnerable Version: 1.3 and Probably Prior Versions
Vendor Notification: 27 July 2010 
Vulnerability Type: SQL Injection
Status: Not Fixed, Vendor Alerted, Awaiting Vendor Response
Risk level: High 
Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA - Ethical Hacking & Penetration Testing (http://www.htbridge.ch/) 

Vulnerability Details:
The vulnerability exists due to failure in the list pages to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "rows_per_page" variable. Attacker can alter queries to the application SQL database, execute arbitrary queries to the database, compromise the application, access or modify sensitive data, or exploit various vulnerabilities in the underlying SQL database.

Attacker can use browser to exploit this vulnerability. The following PoC is available:


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