#VU60842 SQL injection

Published: 2022-02-24

Vulnerability identifier: #VU60842

Vulnerability risk: High


CVE-ID: CVE-2022-24407


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Cyrus SASL
Server applications / Mail servers

Vendor: Carnegie Mellon University


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

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of password in the SQL plugin shipped with Cyrus SASL. A remote non-authenticated 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.

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Vulnerable software versions

Cyrus SASL: 2.1.17 - 2.1.27


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