MODX Revolution 2.2.13 (and prior) Blind SQL Injection

By Jay Stephen Gilmore
April 4, 2014
MODX Revolution 2.2.13 (and prior) Blind SQL Injection

Product: MODX Revolution
Severity: Critical
Versions: 2.0.0–2.2.13
Vulnerability type: SQL Injection
Report date: 2014-Mar-10
Fixed date: 2014-Apr-04

Description
Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in MODX Revolution that allow users to inject and manipulate the database. This includes an issue exploitable through the session ID supplied by the user and is exploitable without authentication. Another issue relates to messaging and connectors for authenticated users.

Affected Releases
All MODX Revolution releases prior to and including 2.2.13.

Solution
Upgrade to MODX Revolution 2.2.14. Due to the nature of this issue and the number of files requiring changes the solution is to upgrade. No installable patch or fileset is available for prior versions.

Acknowledgement
We would like to thank Craig Arendt, of Stratum Security for bringing this issue to our attention.

Additional Information
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