FreeBSD : postnuke -- admin section SQL injection (35f2679f-52d7-11db-8f1a-000a48049292)

High Nessus Plugin ID 22500


The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.


ISS X-Force reports :

PostNuke is vulnerable to SQL injection. A remote attacker could send specially crafted SQL statements to the admin section using the hits parameter, which could allow the attacker to view, add, modify or delete information in the back-end database.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 22500

File Name: freebsd_pkg_35f2679f52d711db8f1a000a48049292.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.14 $

Type: local

Published: 2006/10/05

Modified: 2014/08/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:postnuke, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2006/10/03

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2006/09/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-5121

BID: 20317

Secunia: 22197