DNN (DotNetNuke) 9.2 <= 9.2.2 Weak Encryption Algorithm Vulnerability

high Nessus Plugin ID 154728


The remote web server contains an ASP.NET application that is affected by weak encryption algorithm vulnerability.


The version of DNN Platform (formerly DotNetNuke) running on the remote host is 9.2 through 9.2.2 uses a weak encryption algorithm to protect input parameters.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to DNN Platform version 9.3.1 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 154728

File Name: dotnetnuke_9_3_1_weak_encryption.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 10/29/2021

Updated: 4/11/2022

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-18325


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.2

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:dotnetnuke:dotnetnuke

Required KB Items: installed_sw/DNN

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/3/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/3/2019

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 5/3/2022

Exploitable With

Metasploit (DotNetNuke Cookie Deserialization Remote Code Excecution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-15811, CVE-2018-18325