CodeAvalanche News contains a flaw that may allow an attacker to carry out an SQL injection attack. The issue is due to the /Admin/default.asp script not properly sanitizing user-supplied input to the 'password' variable. This may allow an attacker to inject or manipulate SQL queries in the back-end database.
Currently, there are no known upgrades, patches, or workarounds available to correct this issue.
omnipresent is credited with the discovery of this vulnerability.
CodeAvalanche News CodeAvalanche News 1.2
CodeAvalanche News is prone to an SQL-injection vulnerability. This issue is due to a failure in the application to properly sanitize user-supplied input before using it in an SQL query.
A successful exploit could allow an attacker to compromise the application, access or modify data, or exploit vulnerabilities in the underlying database implementation. An attacker can disclose the administrative authentication credentials by exploiting this issue.
CodeAvalanche News 1.2 is reported to be vulnerable. Other versions may be affected as well.
Attackers can exploit this issue via a web client.