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Geeklog User Comment Retrieval SQL Injection Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for user comment retrieval SQL injection vulnerability in Geeklog

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is affected by a SQL
injection flaw.

Description :

The remote host is running Geeklog, an open-source weblog powered by
PHP and MySQL.

The installed version of Geeklog suffers from a SQL injection
vulnerability due to the application's failure to sanitize user-
supplied input via the 'order' parameter of the 'comment.php' script.
By leveraging this flaw, a possible hacker may be able to recover sensitive
information, such as password hashes, launch attacks against the
underlying database, and the like.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Geeklog version 1.3.11 sr1 or later.

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4

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