SQL injection in Parallels Plesk Panel



Published: 2012-02-15 | Updated: 2017-03-14
Severity High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2012-1557
CWE ID CWE-89
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software
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Plesk
Web applications / Remote management & hosting panels

Vendor Parallels

Security Advisory

This security advisory describes one high risk vulnerability.

1) SQL injection

Severity: High

CVSSv3: 9.1 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:F/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2012-1557

CWE-ID: CWE-89 - Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection')

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary SQL commands in vulnerable application.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to vulnerable script and execute arbitrary SQL commands in the back-end database.

Successful exploitation may allow an attacker to gain unauthorized access to the vulnerable system.

Note: this vulnerability is being actively exploited.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Plesk: 7.0, 7.6.1, 8.0, 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 8.6.0, 9.0, 9.2, 9.3, 9.5, 9.5.4, 10.0.1, 10.1.1, 10.2.0, 10.3.1

CPE External links

https://support.plesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/213914045

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, a fully functional exploit for this vulnerability is available.



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