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phpCOIN 1.2.1b Multiple Vulnerabilities



The remote web server contains a script that is vulnerable to a SQL injection attack.


The remote host is running phpCOIN version 1.2.1b or older. These versions suffer from several vulnerabilities, among them :

*) Multiple SQL injection vulnerabilities. By calling the 'faq' module with a specially crafted 'faq_id' parameter or the 'pages' or 'site' modules with a specially crafted 'id' parameter, a remote attacker may be able to manipulate SQL queries used by the program, thereby revealing sensitive information or even corrupting the database.

*) Multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities. A remote attacker may be able to inject arbitrary code into the 'helpdesk' and 'mail' modules as well as the 'login.php' script by appending it to a valid request. Successful exploitation may allow an attacker to steal authentication cookies or misrepresent site content.


Upgrade to phpCOIN 1.2.1b if necessary and then apply the Fix File.