Billquick Websuite < SQLi

critical Nessus Plugin ID 181790


A web application is affected by a SQL injection vulnerability.


BQE BillQuick Web Suite 2018 through 2021 before allows SQL injection for unauthenticated remote code execution, as exploited in the wild in October 2021 for ransomware installation. SQL injection can, for example, use the txtID (aka username) parameter. Successful exploitation can include the ability to execute arbitrary code as MSSQLSERVER$ via xp_cmdshell.


Update to Billquick Websuite version or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 181790

File Name: billquick_cve-2021-42258.nbin

Version: 1.3

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 9/22/2023

Updated: 10/16/2023

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-42258


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:billquick:websuite

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Billquick Websuite

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Exploited by Nessus: true

Patch Publication Date: 10/22/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/22/2021

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 11/17/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-42258