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SQL Injection Vulnerability in OpenEMR 4.1.0

From: Netsparker Advisories (advisoriesmavitunasecurity.com)
Date: Tue Jan 03 2012 - 12:33:14 CST


Information
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Name :  SQL Injection Vulnerability in OpenEMR
Software :  OpenEMR 4.1.0 and possibly below.
Vendor Homepage :  http://www.open-emr.org
Vulnerability Type :  SQL Injection
Severity :  Critical
Researcher :  Canberk Bolat
Advisory Reference :  NS-12-001

Description
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OpenEMR is a Free and Open Source electronic health records and
medical practice management application. OpenEMR is ONC Complete
Ambulatory EHR certified and features fully integrated electronic
health records, practice management, scheduling, electronic billing
and internationalization.

Details
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OpenEMR is affected by a SQL Injection vulnerability in version 4.1.0.
Example PoC url is as follows :

http://example.com/interface/login/validateUser.php?u='%2b(SELECT%201%20FROM%20(SELECT%20SLEEP(25))A)%2b'

You can read the full article about SQL Injection vulnerability from
here : http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/sql-injection/.

Solution
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The vendor released a patch for this vulnerability. Please see the references.

Credits
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It has been discovered on testing of Netsparker, Web Application
Security Scanner - http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/netsparker/.

References
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Vendor Url / Patch : http://www.open-emr.org/wiki/index.php/OpenEMR_Patches
MSL Advisory Link
:http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/sql-injection-vulnerability-in-openemr/
Netsparker Advisories : http://www.mavitunasecurity.com/netsparker-advisories/

About Netsparker
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Netsparker® can find and report security issues such as SQL Injection
and Cross-site Scripting (XSS) in all web applications regardless of
the platform and the technology they are built on. Netsparker's unique
detection and exploitation techniques allows it to be dead accurate in
reporting hence it's the first and the only False Positive Free web
application security scanner.

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