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

Summary

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.

Credit:

The information has been provided by Egidio Romano

The original article can be found at:https://seclists.org/fulldisclosure/2019/Dec/9

 


Details

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:

CVE-2019-18662

 

Disclosure Timeline:
Published Date: 11/02/2019