MyBB MyTabs Plugin 'tab' Parameter SQL Injection Vulnerability

Published: 2011-08-04 08:01:53

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact:
Successful exploitation will let attackers to manipulate SQL queries by injecting arbitrary SQL code and gain sensitive information.

Affected Versions:
MyBB MyTabs Plugin Version 1.31, Other versions may also be affected.

Technical Details:
The flaw is due to input passed via the 'id' parameter to 'index.php', which is not properly sanitised before being used in a SQL query.

Recommendations:
No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

Summary:
This host is running MyBB with MyTabs Plugin and is prone to SQL injection vulnerability.

Solution Type:
Vendor will not fix

Detection Type:
remote_app

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/48952

References:

http://mods.mybb.com/download/mytabs
http://www.exploit-db.com/exploits/17595/
http://community.mybb.com/archive/index.php/thread-88505-12.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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