The Vigil@nce team watches public vulnerabilities impacting your computers, and then offers security solutions, a vigilance database and tools to fix them.

Vulnerability of GForge: SQL injection

Synthesis of the vulnerability 

An attacker can inject SQL commands in a PHP script of GForge.
Impacted systems: Debian, Unix (platform) ~ not comprehensive.
Severity of this alert: 2/4.
Creation date: 07/09/2007.
Références of this alert: BID-25585, CERTA-2002-AVI-162, CVE-2007-3913, DSA-1369-1, VIGILANCE-VUL-7157.

Description of the vulnerability 

The GForge tool provides a workspace for developers.

The www/people/editprofile.php script permits users to edit their profile. However, this script does not filter its "skill_delete" parameter. This parameter is directly used in a SQL query:
  DELETE FROM skills_data where skills_data_id in(skill_delete, ...);

An authenticated attacker can therefore inject SQL commands in this query.
Full bulletin, software filtering, emails, fixes, ... (Request your free trial)

This threat impacts software or systems such as Debian, Unix (platform) ~ not comprehensive.

Our Vigil@nce team determined that the severity of this computer threat is medium.

The trust level is of type confirmed by the editor, with an origin of user account.

An attacker with a expert ability can exploit this cybersecurity bulletin.

Solutions for this threat 

GForge: patch.
A patch is available.

Debian: new gforge packages.
New packages are available:
  Debian GNU/Linux 3.1 alias sarge*_3.1-31sarge2_all.deb
  Debian GNU/Linux 4.0 alias etch*_4.5.14-22etch1_all.deb
Full bulletin, software filtering, emails, fixes, ... (Request your free trial)

Computer vulnerabilities tracking service 

Vigil@nce provides an applications vulnerabilities note. The Vigil@nce vulnerability database contains several thousand vulnerabilities.