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CVE-2017-5344 Detail


An issue was discovered in dotCMS through 3.6.1. The findChildrenByFilter() function which is called by the web accessible path /categoriesServlet performs string interpolation and direct SQL query execution. SQL quote escaping and a keyword blacklist were implemented in a new class, SQLUtil (main/java/com/dotmarketing/common/util/SQLUtil.java), as part of the remediation of CVE-2016-8902; however, these can be overcome in the case of the q and inode parameters to the /categoriesServlet path. Overcoming these controls permits a number of blind boolean SQL injection vectors in either parameter. The /categoriesServlet web path can be accessed remotely and without authentication in a default dotCMS deployment.


CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

Base Score:  9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://dotcms.com/security/SI-39 Vendor Advisory 
http://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2017/Feb/34 Exploit  Mailing List  Third Party Advisory 
https://github.com/xdrr/webapp-exploits/blob/master/vendors/dotcms/2017.01.blind-sqli/dotcms-dump.sh Exploit  Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-89 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection') cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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