PT-2014-10: Proactive Filter Bypassing in Bitrix CMS
Version: 14.5.0 and earlier
Severity level: Medium
Impact: Proactive Filter Bypassing
Access Vector: Remote
Base Score: 5.8
CVE: not assigned
Bitrix CMS is a professional web content management system.
The specialists of the Positive Research center have detected a Proactive Filter Bypassing vulnerability in Bitrix CMS.
Bitrix Proactive Filter, which provides traffic filtering and protection from attacks on web application, ignores the entire functionality of MySQL queries syntax due to improper implementation. This vulnerability allows an attacker to bypass security restrictions and perform SQL Injection attacks using ODBC escape syntax.
How to fix
Update your software up to the latest version.
14.07.2014 - Vendor gets vulnerability details
16.07.2014 - Vendor releases fixed version and details
26.12.2014 - Public disclosure
The vulnerability was detected by Sergey Bobrov, Positive Research Center (Positive Technologies Company)
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