[ic] Security Problem in Interchange

Barry Treahy, Jr. Treahy at MMaz.com
Mon Mar 29 10:25:14 EST 2004

Stefan Hornburg wrote:

>Dear Interchange community !
>All versions of Interchange (4.8.x, 5.0.x, 5.1.x) contain a security hole
>which allows an attacker to expose arbitrary variable contents by using
>an URL like http://shop.example.com/cgi-bin/store/__SQLUSER__. 
>All Interchange applications using the standard "missing" special page
>from the demo catalog or a similar one are vulnerable to this attack.
>The attacker may learn the SQL access information for your Interchange
>application and use this information to read and manipulate sensitive
>Attached are patches for the following Interchange versions:
>4.8.x:     Page-4.8.diff
I manually applied this patch to the 4.8.6 system I have running, 
restarted IC, flushed my browser cache and still seeing the same 
results...  any thoughts?



Barry Treahy, Jr                       E-mail: Treahy at MMaz.com
Midwest Microwave                          Phone: 480/314-1320
Vice President & CIO                         FAX: 480/661-7028

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