Cacheservice Users Beware: SQL Injection Vulnerability Patched

CVSScvssV3_1: 7.6

Cacheservice, a popular caching API, had a vulnerability that allowed hackers to steal cached user data. The issue was a SQL injection flaw in the API.

SQL injection works by inserting malicious SQL code into API requests to manipulate how the backend database queries and returns data. In this case, attackers could craft requests that ran arbitrary SQL commands on the database, allowing them to view any cached user profiles or sessions.

This put Cacheservice users at risk of having their account details and sessions compromised if they used the affected API endpoints. An attacker on the same local network may have been able to access sensitive profile information like names, emails, and passwords.

Thankfully, the developers have now fixed the flaw by sanitizing user input for malicious SQL code. They are filtering out characters that could manipulate queries. This patches the vulnerability.

If you use Cacheservice, make sure to update to the latest version to apply this fix. Also stay vigilant of any unrecognized access to your account in case of previous exploitation. Practice good password security and enable two-factor authentication if available to better protect yourself in future.