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Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:04:22 +0530
From: Nazeer Shaik <nazeer1100126@...che.org>
To: user@...eract.apache.org, Dev <dev@...eract.apache.org>, 
	oss-security@...ts.openwall.com, security <security@...che.org>, 
	aleksandar.ivanov-2@...dent.manchester.ac.uk
Subject: [SECURITY] CVE-2017-5663: Apache Fineract SQL Injection Vulnerability

CVE-2017-5663: Apache Fineract SQL Injection Vulnerability

Severity: Critical

Vendor:
The Apache Software Foundation

Versions Affected:
Apache Fineract 0.6.0-incubating
Apache Fineract 0.5.0-incubating
Apache Fineract 0.4.0-incubating

Description:
Apache Fineract exposes different REST end points to query domain specific
entities with a Query Parameter 'sqlSearch' which
is appended directly with SQL statements. A hacker/user can inject/draft
the 'sqlSearch' query parameter in such a way to
to read/update the data for which he doesn't have authorization.

Mitigation:
All users should migrate to Apache Fineract 1.0.0 version
https://github.com/apache/fineract/tree/1.0.0


Example:
A request to retrieve the Clients with displayName=Thomas GET
https://DomainName/api/v1/clients?sqlSearch=displayName='Thomas'
An attacker/user can use GET https://DomainName/api/v1/clients?sqlSearch=
or (1==1) to retrieve all clients in the system

Credit:
This issue was discovered by Alex Ivanov

References:
http://fineract.apache.org/
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/FINERACT/Apache+Fineract+Security+Report

Regards,
Apache Fineract Team

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