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Scout Portal Toolkit forumid Parameter SQL Injection Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for forumid parameter SQL injection in Scount Portal Toolkit

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is susceptible to a
SQL injection attack.

Description :

The remote host is running Scout Portal Toolkit, an open-source
toolkit for organizing collections of online resources / knowledge.

The version of Scout Portal Toolkit installed on the remote host fails
to sanitize user-supplied input to the 'forumid' parameter to the
'SPT--ForumTopics.php' script before using it in a database query.
Regardless of PHP's 'magic_quotes_gpc' setting, an unauthenticated
attacker can exploit this flaw to manipulate database queries, which
may lead to disclosure of sensitive information, modification of data,
or attacks against the underlying database.

See also :

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0

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