Re: SQL injection vulnerability in boastMachine

From: security curmudgeon <>
Subject: Re: SQL injection vulnerability in boastMachine

Discovered 2008-01-21, covered by CVE-2008-0422 / OSVDB 40960.

On Sat, 5 Jun 2010, wrote:

: Vulnerability ID: HTB22398
: Reference:
: Product: boastMachine
: Vendor: Kailash Nadh
: Vulnerable Version: 3.1 and Probably Prior Versions
: Vendor Notification: 20 May 2010 
: Vulnerability Type: SQL Injection
: Status: Not Fixed, Vendor Alerted, Awaiting Vendor Response
: Risk level: High 
: Credit: High-Tech Bridge SA ( 
: Vulnerability Details:
: The vulnerability exists due to failure in the "/mail.php" script to properly sanitize user-supplied input in "id" variable. Attacker can alter queries to the application SQL database, execute arbitrary queries to the database, compromise the application, access or modify sensitive data, or exploit various vulnerabilities in the underlying SQL database.
: Attacker can use browser to exploit this vulnerability. The following PoC is available: 
: http://host/mail.php?blog=1&id=-1%27+union+select+1,2,user%28%29,4+--+

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