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Secunia Security Advisory 28683

Secunia Security Advisory 28683
Posted Jan 30, 2008
Authored by Secunia | Site secunia.com

Secunia Security Advisory - Houssamix has discovered a vulnerability in the WP-Cal plugin for WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct SQL injection attacks.

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Secunia Security Advisory 28683

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A new version (0.9.0.0 - Release Candidate 1) of the free Secunia PSI
has been released. The new version includes many new and advanced
features, which makes it even easier to stay patched.

Download and test it today:
https://psi.secunia.com/

Read more about this new version:
https://psi.secunia.com/?page=changelog

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TITLE:
WordPress WP-Cal Plugin "id" SQL Injection

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID:
SA28683

VERIFY ADVISORY:
http://secunia.com/advisories/28683/

CRITICAL:
Moderately critical

IMPACT:
Manipulation of data, Exposure of sensitive information

WHERE:
>From remote

SOFTWARE:
WP-Cal 0.x (plugin for WordPress)
http://secunia.com/product/17363/

DESCRIPTION:
Houssamix has discovered a vulnerability in the WP-Cal plugin for
WordPress, which can be exploited by malicious people to conduct SQL
injection attacks.

Input passed to the "id" parameter in functions/editevent.php is not
properly sanitised before being used in SQL queries. This can be
exploited to manipulate SQL queries by injecting arbitrary SQL code.

Successful exploitation allows e.g. retrieving usernames, password
hashes, and e-mail addresses for users and administrators, but
requires knowledge of the database table prefix.

The vulnerability is confirmed in version 0.3. Other versions may
also be affected.

SOLUTION:
Edit the source code to ensure that input is properly sanitised.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY:
Houssamix

ORIGINAL ADVISORY:
http://milw0rm.com/exploits/4992

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About:
This Advisory was delivered by Secunia as a free service to help
everybody keeping their systems up to date against the latest
vulnerabilities.

Subscribe:
http://secunia.com/secunia_security_advisories/

Definitions: (Criticality, Where etc.)
http://secunia.com/about_secunia_advisories/


Please Note:
Secunia recommends that you verify all advisories you receive by
clicking the link.
Secunia NEVER sends attached files with advisories.
Secunia does not advise people to install third party patches, only
use those supplied by the vendor.

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