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Security Advisory 07-014 – Sql Injection Vulnerability In GForge

Vulnerability Title:

Sql Injection

Vulnerable System:

All current versions till 4.6b2

Vulnerability discovery and development:

Portcullis Security Testing Services

Credit for Discovery:

Summit Siddharth – Portcullis Computer Security Ltd.

Affected Systems:



vulnerable script:- /www/people/editprofile.php

‘skill_delete’ parameter is not properly sanitized. The following POST request made to the vulnerable script will result in disclosure of all the usernames/password stored in the backend databases.


POST request to:/www/people/editprofile.php


This will work irrespective of the ‘magic_quotes_gpc’ php setting.


This could lead to unauthorized access of information.

Vendor Status:

emailed vendor 17/08/2007


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