#VU62050 SQL injection in Django

Published: 2022-04-25 | Updated: 2022-05-27

Vulnerability identifier: #VU62050

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.2 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:N/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-28346


Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: Yes

Vulnerable software:
Web applications / CMS

Vendor: Django Software Foundation


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

The vulnerability exists due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data within the QuerySet.annotate(), aggregate(), and extra() methods. 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.

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Vulnerable software versions

Django: 4.0 - 4.0.3, 3.0 - 3.2.12, 2.2 - 2.2.27

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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.

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