SQL injection in Harmis Ek rishta component for Joomla!

Published: 2018-06-26
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2018-12254
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Public exploit code for vulnerability #1 is available.
Vulnerable software
Ek rishta
Web applications / Modules and components for CMS

Vendor HarmisTechnology

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) SQL injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU13467

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 6.6 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2018-12254

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

Exploit availability: Yes


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

The vulnerability exists in router.php due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data via the PATH_INFO to a home/requested_user/Sent%20interest/ URI. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted HTTP request to vulnerable script and execute arbitrary SQL commands in web application database.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to gain administrative access to vulnerable web application.


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Vulnerable software versions

Ek rishta: 2.10

CPE2.3 External links


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, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.