Name : SQL Injection Vulnerability in OpenEMR
Software : OpenEMR 4.1.0 and possibly below.
Vendor Homepage :
Vulnerability Type : SQL Injection
Severity : Critical
Researcher : Canberk Bolat
Advisory Reference : NS-12-001

OpenEMR is a Free and Open Source electronic health records and medical practice management application. OpenEMR is ONC Complete Ambulatory EHR certified and features fully integrated electronic health records, practice management, scheduling, electronic billing and internationalization.

OpenEMR is affected by a SQL Injection vulnerability in version 4.1.0.

Example PoC url is as follows :'%2b(SELECT%201%20FROM%20(SELECT%20SLEEP(25))A)%2b'

You can read the full article about SQL Injection vulnerability.

The vendor released a patch for this vulnerability. Please see the references.

It has been discovered on testing of Netsparker's Web Application Security Scanner.


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