VU#846103: Sungard eTRAKiT3 may be vulnerable to SQL injection

Vulnerability Note VU#846103

Sungard eTRAKiT3 may be vulnerable to SQL injection

Original Release date: 06 Dec 2016 | Last revised: 12 Dec 2016


According to the reporter, the Sungard eTRAKiT3 software version may be vulnerable to SQL injection which may allow a remote unauthenticated attacker to run a subset of SQL commands against the back-end database.


CWE-89: Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command (‘SQL Injection’) – CVE-2016-6566

According to the reporter, the valueAsString parameter inside the JSON payload contained by the ucLogin_txtLoginId_ClientStat POST parameter is not properly validated. An unauthenticated remote attacker may be able to modify the POST request and insert a SQL query which may then be executed by the backend server. According to the reporter, eTRAKiT was tested, but other versions may also be vulnerable.


A remote unauthenticated attacker may be able to run a subset of SQL commands against the back-end database.


Apply a patch

Sungard has provided the following statement:

    SunGard Public Sector appreciates that this issue has been brought to our attention.   Our development team has addressed this report with a patch release.  Please contact the SunGard Public Sector TRAKiT Solutions division to request the patch release.  (858) 451-3030.

However, affected users may also consider the following workaround:

Restrict access

As a general good security practice, only allow connections from trusted hosts and networks. Note that restricting access does not prevent SQLi attacks since the attack comes as an SQL request from a legitimate user’s host. Restricting access would prevent an attacker from accessing a web interface using stolen credentials from a blocked network location.

Vendor Information (Learn More)

Vendor Status Date Notified Date Updated
Sungard Affected 21 Oct 2016 12 Dec 2016

If you are a vendor and your product is affected, let
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CVSS Metrics (Learn More)

Group Score Vector
Base 9.3 AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Temporal 8.0 E:POC/RL:U/RC:UR
Environmental 6.0 CDP:ND/TD:M/CR:ND/IR:ND/AR:ND



Thanks to Illumant for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Garret Wassermann.

Other Information

  • CVE IDs:
  • Date Public:
    06 Dec 2016
  • Date First Published:
    06 Dec 2016
  • Date Last Updated:
    12 Dec 2016
  • Document Revision:


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