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Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection')


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


Multiple SQL injection vulnerabilities in Plixer International Scrutinizer NetFlow & sFlow Analyzer, and possibly other versions before, allow remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via the (1) addip parameter to cgi-bin/scrut_fa_exclusions.cgi, (2) getPermissionsAndPreferences parameter to cgi-bin/login.cgi, or (3) possibly certain parameters to d4d/alarms.php as demonstrated by the search_str parameter.

  • LOW
  • NONE

CWE-89 - SQL Injection

Structured Query Language (SQL) injection attacks are one of the most common types of vulnerabilities. They exploit weaknesses in vulnerable applications to gain unauthorized access to backend databases. This often occurs when an attacker enters unexpected SQL syntax in an input field. The resulting SQL statement behaves in the background in an unintended manner, which allows the possibility of unauthorized data retrieval, data modification, execution of database administration operations, and execution of commands on the operating system.


Advisory Timeline

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