Written by Lostmon
Friday, 20 February 2009 20:43
PHCDownload 'search.php' SQL Injection and Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerability
Input Validation Error
Dec 29 2007 12:00AM
Feb 20 2009 06:28PM
Lostmon is credited with the discovery of this vulnerability.
PHPCredo PHCDownload 1.1
PHCDownload is prone to an SQL-injection and cross-site scripting vulnerability because it fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input.
An attacker may leverage this issue to execute arbitrary script code in the browser of an unsuspecting user in the context of the affected site. This may allow the attacker to steal cookie-based authentication credentials and to launch other attacks. Attackers may also exploit this issue to compromise the application, access or modify data, or exploit latent vulnerabilities in the underlying database.
PHCDownload 1.1.0 is vulnerable to this issue; other versions may also be affected.
Attackers can exploit this issue by enticing an unsuspecting user to follow a malicious URI.
The following proof-of-concept URIs are available:
Currently we are not aware of any vendor-supplied patches for this issue. If you feel we are in error or if you are aware of more recent information, please mail us at:
--XSS Flaw & posible SQL injection in search.php in PHCDownload
--PHCDownload 1.1.0 Vulnerabilities