Bugtraq: Joomla com_tag v1.7.6 – (tag) SQL Injection Vulnerability

Document Title:

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Joomla com_tag v1.7.6 – (tag) SQL Injection Vulnerability

References (Source):

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https://www.vulnerability-lab.com/get_content.php?id=2061

IEDB: http://iedb.ir/exploits-7454.html

Release Date:

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2017-05-02

Vulnerability Laboratory ID (VL-ID):

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2061

Common Vulnerability Scoring System:

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6.6

Vulnerability Class:

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SQL Injection

Product & Service Introduction:

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Tag Meta allows to efficiently manage all site`s meta information. With Tag Meta, as example, it is possible to set the

tag `title` or the meta tags (e.g. from the most common `description`, `keywords`, `robots`, as well as the recently

`content rights` and `external reference`) or link `canonical` on any page, just specifying the URL or a part of it.

This provides a swiss army knife to improve site positioning in SEO optimization. But Tag Meta also supports regular

expressions in the matching rules and this allows to match a group of URLs with a single rule. In this way it is

possible to manage metadata from a single control panel.

(Copy of the Homepage: https://extensions.joomla.org/extension/tag-meta/ )

Abstract Advisory Information:

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An independent vulnerability laboratory partner team discovered a sql-injection vulnerability in the official Joomla CMS com_tag (meta) component.

Vulnerability Disclosure Timeline:

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2017-05-02: Public Disclosure (Vulnerability Laboratory)

Discovery Status:

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Published

Affected Product(s):

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SelfGet

Product: Joomla com_tag (Meta) Components – (Community) 1.7.6

Exploitation Technique:

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Remote

Severity Level:

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High

Technical Details & Description:

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A remote sql-injection web vulnerability has been discovered in the official Joomla CMS com_tag (meta) component.

The issue allows remote attackers to execute own malicious sql commands to compromise the web-application or dbms.

The sql-injection vulnerability is located in the `tag` parameter of the `com_tag` joomla web module. The request method

to execute is GET and the attack vector is client-side. Remote attackers are able to inject own malicious sql commands

via vulnerable `tag` parameter to compromise the web-application or dbms. The web vulnerability is a classic sql-injection

in the joomla content management system `com_tag (meta)` component.

The security risk of the vulnerability is estimated as high with a common vulnerability scoring system count of 6.6.

Exploitation of the sql-injection vulnerability requires no privilege web-application user account or user interaction.

Successful exploitation of the web vulnerability results in web-application or database management system compromise.

Request Method(s):

[+] GET

Vulnerable Components(s):

[+] com_tag (joomla)

Vulnerable File(s):

[+] index.php

Vulnerable Parameter(s):

[+] tag (&tag)

Proof of Concept (PoC):

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The sql-injection web vulnerability can be exploited by remote attackers without privilege web-application user account

or user interaction. For security demonstration or to reproduce the vulnerability follow the provided information and

steps below to continue.

Dork(s):

inurl:index.php?option=com_tag

PoC: Exploitation

http://localhost:8080/[PATH]/index.php?option=com_tag&task=tag&tag=-`[SQ

L-Injection Vulnerability!]–

Security Risk:

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The security risk of the sql-injection web vulnerability in the joomla component is estimated as high (CVSS 6.6).

Credits & Authors:

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Amir – Iranian Exploit Database (www.iedb.ir) [http://www.vulnerability-lab.com/show.php?user=IEDB%20Team]

Thanks: C0dex,B3hz4d,Beni_vanda,Mr_time,Bl4ck M4n,black_security,Yasser,Ramin Assadian,Black_Nofuzi,SecureHost,

1TED,Mr_Kelever,Mr_keeper,Mahmod,Iedb,Khashayar,B3hz4d4,Shabgard,Cl09er,

Be_lucky,Moslem Haghighian,Dr_Iman,8Bit,

Javid,Esmiley_Amir,Mahdi_feizezade,Amin_Zohrabi,Shellshock3 and all my friends + all members of the Iedb.Ir Team.

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Source: SecurityFocus Vulnerabilities @ May 3, 2017 at 04:58PM

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