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Jaber Ahmad
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SQL security vulnerability

Hello everyone,

Merry Christmas and Happy new year !

I just realized that my site has a security hole and is asking for your help.
Indeed, when I change the parameter of my link by adding an apostrophe at the end, I encounter an SQL error:

<b> Fatal error </b>: Uncaught PDOException: SQLSTATE [42000]: Syntax error or access violation: 1064

      $key = htmlspecialchars($_GET['key']);

      $res = $pdo->query("SELECT * FROM tab_produits WHERE libelle_tag='".$key."'");
      $data = $res->fetch(PDO::FETCH_ASSOC);

      if($data != 0) {
         echo $data["libelle_".LANGUE];
      } else {

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Can you please help me correct this code so that this flaw is gone?
Thank you for your help


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Jaber Ahmad

8/22/2022 - Mon
Kyle Abrahams

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Never pass $key directly from the form without first encoding it

https://www.php.net/manual/en/function.mysql-real-escape-string.php from earlier version that has been replaced with

this is what sql injection vulnerability is.
Jaber Ahmad

Thank you very much for your help!
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