An exploitable SQL injection vulnerability exist in the authenticated part of YouPHPTube 7.6. Specially crafted web requests can cause SQL injections. An attacker can send a web request with parameters containing SQL injection attacks to trigger this vulnerability, potentially allowing exfiltration of the database, user credentials and,in certain configuration, access the underlying operating system.
YouPHPTube 7.7 commit 64d35de96e43c5e5b3d582162c12b86eec7e986b (Oct 1st 2019)
7.4 - CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:L/UI:N/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L
CWE-89: Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command (‘SQL Injection’)
A SQL injection vulnerability has been found in YouPHPTube 7.6. A successful attack could allow an attacker to access information such as usernames and password hashes that are stored in the database.
/objects/subscribeNotify.json.php URL and parameter
user_id have been confirmed to suffer from a SQL injection and could be exploited by authenticated attackers:
Parameter “user_id” in
POST /YouPHPTube/objects/subscribeNotify.json.php HTTP/1.1 Host: [HOSTNAME].com User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:69.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/69.0 Accept: */* Accept-Language: en-GB,en;q=0.5 Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded; charset=UTF-8 X-Requested-With: XMLHttpRequest Content-Length: 67 DNT: 1 Connection: close Referer: http://[HOSTNAME].com/YouPHPTube/channels Cookie: PHPSESSID=[SESSIONID]; rememberme=1; user=admin; pass=[COOKIE]; autoplay=true email=root%40localhost.com&user_id=[SQL Injection]
2019-09-20 - Vendor Disclosure
2019-10-16 - Vendor Patched
2019-10-17 - Public Release
Discovered by Yuri Kramarz of Security Advisory EMEAR.