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Epiphany Cardio Server is vulnerable to SQL and LDAP injection

Vulnerability Note VU#630239

Original Release Date: 2015-12-01 | Last Revised: 2015-12-09


The Epiphany Cardio Server is vulnerable to SQL injection and LDAP injection, allowing an unauthenticated attacker to gain administrator rights.


Epiphany Cardio Server was reported as being vulnerable to the following issues:

CWE-89: Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an SQL Command ('SQL Injection') - CVE-2015-6537

A SQL command may be inserted into the login page URL, causing the unauthenticated user to be logged in as an administrator. This issue affects only Cardio Server version 3.3.

CWE-90: Improper Neutralization of Special Elements used in an LDAP Query ('LDAP Injection') - CVE-2015-6538

An LDAP query may be inserted into the login page URL, causing Cardio Server to perform an LDAP query to the IP address of the attacker's choice. This issues affects only Cardio Server versions 3.3, 4.0, and 4.1.

Epiphany has provided a statement detailing these issues, more information about affected versions and how to obtain packages.


An attacker on the local network may be able to bypass authentication, and access and modify patient information.


Apply an update

Epiphany Healthcare has released patches for the affected Cardio Server versions 3.3, 4.0, and 4.1. Users are encouraged to apply the patches as soon as possible, and consider updating to the latest version of Cardio Server.

In Epiphany's statement, the following information was provided:

Please contact Epiphany’s Vice President of Professional Services, Kelli Sudduth, with any questions you may have, including requesting patches for your Cardio Server. Kelli’s number is: (919) 354-5050 or

Vendor Information

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Epiphany Healthcare

Notified:  October 14, 2015 Updated:  December 09, 2015

Statement Date:   October 28, 2015



Vendor Statement

No statement is currently available from the vendor regarding this vulnerability.

Vendor Information

The vendor has provided a statement, along with instructions for obtaining patches, at the following URL:

Vendor References


There are no additional comments at this time.

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CVSS Metrics

Group Score Vector
Base 8.3 AV:A/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Temporal 6.5 E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C
Environmental 4.9 CDP:ND/TD:M/CR:H/IR:H/AR:ND



Thanks to Alex Lauerman of TrustFoundry for reporting this vulnerability.

This document was written by Garret Wassermann.

Other Information

CVE IDs: CVE-2015-6537, CVE-2015-6538
Date Public: 2015-11-30
Date First Published: 2015-12-01
Date Last Updated: 2015-12-09 23:40 UTC
Document Revision: 34

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