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OpenProject 8.3.1 SQL Injection

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    OpenProject versions 5.0.0 through 8.3.1 suffer from a remote SQL injection vulnerability.

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    SEC Consult Vulnerability Lab Security Advisory < 20190510-0 >
                  title: Unauthenticated SQL Injection vulnerability
                product: OpenProject
     vulnerable version: 5.0.0 - 8.3.1
          fixed version: 8.3.2 & 9.0.0
             CVE number: CVE-2019-11600
                 impact: Critical
                  found: 2019-04-17
                     by: T. Soo (Office Bangkok)
                         SEC Consult Vulnerability Lab
                         An integrated part of SEC Consult
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    Vendor description:
    "OpenProject is the leading open source project management software.
    Support your project management process along the entire project
    life cycle: From project initiation to closure."
    Business recommendation:
    The vendor provides a patch which should be applied immediately.
    An in-depth security analysis performed by security professionals is
    highly advised, as the software may be affected from further security issues.
    Vulnerability overview/description:
    An SQL injection vulnerability has been identified in the web "activities API".
    An unauthenticated attacker could successfully perform an attack to extract
    potentially sensitive information from the database if OpenProject is configured
    not to require authentication for API access.
    Proof of concept:
    Requesting the following URL will trigger a time delay as a proof of concept
    for exploiting the blind SQL injection:
    Vulnerable / tested versions:
    The vulnerability has been identified in OpenProject version 8.3.1 which
    was the most current version at the time of discovery.
    According to the vendor all versions between 5.0.0 and 8.3.1 are affected.
    Older versions (< 5.0.0) are not vulnerable.
    Vendor contact timeline:
    2019-04-30: Contacting vendor through
    2019-04-30: A patch is published in version 8.3.2
    2019-05-06: Vendor publishes further details
    2019-05-10: Release of security advisory
    The vendor provides a patched version 8.3.2 and a security notice with further
    Advisory URL:
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    EOF Thanaphon Soo / @2019

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