#VU4155 SQL injection


Published: 2017-01-11 | Updated: 2017-03-14

Vulnerability identifier: #VU4155

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 9.1 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:F/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2012-1557

CWE-ID: CWE-89

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Plesk
Web applications / Remote management & hosting panels

Vendor: Parallels

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 - 10.3.1


CPE

External links
http://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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