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CVE-2020-17463 Scanner

Detects 'SQL Injection (SQLi)' vulnerability in Fuel CMS affects v. 1.4.7.

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Critical

Type

Single Scan

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Asset Owner

Estimated Time

10 sec

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Domain, Ipv4

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Understanding and Mitigating CVE-2020-17463 Vulnerability in Fuel CMS

Fuel CMS and Its Usage

Fuel CMS is a flexible and easy-to-use Content Management System (CMS) powered by CodeIgniter. Its primary purpose is to enable the creation of web applications. Users can design their models, views, and controllers with ease, making it a popular choice for website development. Its modular architecture allows for a user-friendly interface and framework flexibility, combining CMS simplicity with framework robustness[1][2][3].

The CVE-2020-17463 Vulnerability

The CVE-2020-17463 vulnerability is a SQL Injection (SQLi) vulnerability detected in version 1.4.7 of the Fuel CMS product. SQLi vulnerabilities such as this one occur when an application includes untrusted data in a query, which a hacker can exploit to manipulate the query, leading to unauthorized access to, or manipulation of, database data. This vulnerability was published with the code CVE-2020-17463[6].

Implications of the Vulnerability

When exploited by a malicious cyber attacker, the CVE-2020-17463 vulnerability can have severe implications. It could potentially allow an attacker to execute arbitrary SQL commands, manipulate the database, steal sensitive information, or even gain unauthorized access to the system. Such a breach could lead to considerable damage, including data loss, interruption of services, and potential reputation harm[6].

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References

  1. FUEL CMS - A CodeIgniter Content Management System
  2. What is FUEL CMS?
  3. Getting Started with Fuel CMS, Part 1 - PHP
  4. Fuel CMS Reviews 2024: Details, Pricing, & Features
  5. CVE-2020-17463
  6. CVE-2020-17463 Detail
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