Skip to main content

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

CVE-2019-10757

Severity High
Score 9.8/10

Summary

knex.js versions before 0.19.5 are vulnerable to SQL Injection attack. Identifiers are escaped incorrectly as part of the MSSQL dialect, allowing attackers to craft a malicious query to the host DB.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

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

  • Published