CVE-2023-33945 SQL injection in SQL Server upgrades


SQL injection vulnerability in the upgrade process for SQL Server in Liferay Portal and Liferay DXP allows attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via the name of a database table's primary key index. This vulnerability is only exploitable when chained with other attacks. To exploit this vulnerability, the attacker must modify the database and wait for the application to be upgraded.


6.4 (CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:H/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H)

Affected Version(s)

  • Liferay DXP 7.3 before update 6
  • Liferay DXP 7.4 before update 18
  • Liferay Portal 7.3.1 - 7.3.7
  • Liferay Portal 7.4.0 -

Fixed Version(s)

Publication date: Wed, 24 May 2023 07:00:00 +0000

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