MT.VERNON MEDIA Web-Design v1.12 Multiple SQL Injection Web Security Vulnerabilities

MT.VERNON MEDIA Web-Design v1.12 Multiple SQL Injection Web Security Vulnerabilities

Exploit Title: MT.VERNON MEDIA Web-Design v1.12 Multiple SQL Injection Security Vulnerabilities

Product: Web-Design 


Vulnerable Versions: v1.12

Tested Version: v1.12

Advisory Publication: May 08, 2015

Latest Update: May 08, 2015

Vulnerability Type: Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command (‘SQL Injection’) [CWE-89]

CVE Reference: *

Impact CVSS Severity (version 2.0):

CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)

Impact Subscore: 6.4

Exploitability Subscore: 10.0

Credit: Jing Wang [School of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (SPMS), Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore] (@justqdjing)

Proposition Details:

(1) Vendor & Product Description:



Product & Vulnerable Versions:



Vendor URL & Download:

MT.VERNON MEDIA can be obtained from here,

Google Dork:

“developed by: Mt. Vernon Media”

Product Introduction Overview:

“In today’s economy every business is more focused on ROI (Return On Investment) than ever before. We’ll help you ensure a solid ROI for your website, not only making it effective and easy to use for your clients, but helping you to drive traffic to your site and ensuring effective content and design to turn traffic into solid leads, sales, or repeat customers. We offer custom design and development services tailored to your needs and specifications drawn up jointly with you to ensure that the appropriate technology is leveraged for optimum results, creating a dynamic and effective design, based on market effectiveness and user-friendly design standards. Our developers are experts in web application development using various programming languages including Perl, SQL, C, C+, and many other back-end programming languages, as well as database integration. For a view of some of your past projects, take a look at our list of clients. We handle custom development of your Internet project from conception through publication:


    Internet & Intranet sites

    Design concepts, layouts, and specifications

    Intuitive Graphical User Interface (GUI) design

    Dynamic navigation design

    Creation and manipulation of graphical design elements

    GIF Animation

    Flash development

    HTML hand-coding and debugging

    JavaScript for interactivity and error-checking

    ASP (Active Server Pages)

    Customized Perl CGI scripts (mailing lists, form submission, etc)

    Customized application development in varied programming languages

    Site publication and promotion

    On-going updating and maintenance

    Banner ads”

(2) Vulnerability Details:

MT.VERNON MEDIA web application has a computer security bug problem. It can be exploited by stored XSS attacks. This may allow a remote attacker to create a specially crafted request that would execute arbitrary script code in a user’s browser session within the trust relationship between their browser and the server.

Several other MT.VERNON MEDIA products 0-day vulnerabilities have been found by some other bug hunter researchers before. MT.VERNON MEDIA has patched some of them. “Openwall software releases and other related files are also available from the Openwall file archive and its mirrors. You are encouraged to use the mirrors, but be sure to verify the signatures on software you download. The more experienced users and software developers may use our CVSweb server to browse through the source code for most pieces of Openwall software along with revision history information for each source file. We publish articles, make presentations, and offer professional services.” Openwall has published suggestions, advisories, solutions details related to SQL Injection vulnerabilities.

(2.1) The first programming code flaw occurs at “section.php?” page with “&id” parameter.

(2.2) The second programming code flaw occurs at “illustrated_verse.php?” page with “&id” parameter.

(2.3) The third programming code flaw occurs at “image.php?” page with “&id” parameter.


Wang Jing

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