YouPHPTube through 7.7 Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command (‘SQL Injection’) Vulnerability


An issue was discovered in YouPHPTube through 7.7. User input passed through the live_stream_code POST parameter to /plugin/LiveChat/getChat.json.php is not properly sanitized (in getFromChat in plugin/LiveChat/Objects/LiveChatObj.php) before being used to construct a SQL query.


The information has been provided by Egidio Romano

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This can be exploited by malicious users to, e.g., read sensitive data from the database through in-band SQL Injection attacks. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability requires the Live Chat plugin to be enabled.


Vulnerable Systems:

YouPHPTube through 7.7


CVE Information:



Disclosure Timeline:
Published Date: 11/02/2019