SQL injection in Liferay Enterprise Portal



Published: 2022-10-19
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-42122
CWE-ID CWE-89
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Liferay Enterprise Portal
Web applications / CMS

Vendor Liferay

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one high risk vulnerability.

1) SQL injection

EUVDB-ID: #VU68488

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-42122

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary SQL queries in database.

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data in the Friendly Url module's upgrade process within the "title" field. A remote attacker can send a specially crafted request to the affected application and execute arbitrary SQL commands within the application database.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to read, delete, modify data in database and gain complete control over the affected application.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Liferay Enterprise Portal: 7.3.7 ga8

External links

http://portal.liferay.dev/learn/security/known-vulnerabilities/-/asset_publisher/HbL5mxmVrnXW/content/id/125297925


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.



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