Woltlab Burning Board verify_email Function SQL Injection

high Nessus Plugin ID 18293


The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to SQL injection attacks.


The version of Burning Board or Burning Board Lite installed on the remote host suffers from a SQL injection vulnerability in the way it verifies email addresses when, for example, a user registers. An attacker can exploit this flaw to affect database queries.


Contact the vendor for a patch.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 18293

File Name: burning_board_verify_email_sql_injection.nasl

Version: 1.17

Type: remote

Family: CGI abuses

Published: 5/17/2005

Updated: 6/1/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:U/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

Required KB Items: www/PHP

Excluded KB Items: Settings/disable_cgi_scanning

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: No exploit is required

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/17/2005

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-1642

BID: 13643