FreeBSD : phpList -- SQL injection and XSS vulnerability (fd8bac56-c444-11e1-864b-001cc0877741)

High Nessus Plugin ID 59828


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


Zero Science Lab reports :

Input passed via the parameter 'sortby' is not properly sanitised before being returned to the user or used in SQL queries. This can be exploited to manipulate SQL queries by injecting arbitrary SQL code.
The param 'num' is vulnerable to a XSS issue where the attacker can execute arbitrary HTML and script code in a user's browser session in context of an affected site.


Update the affected package.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 59828

File Name: freebsd_pkg_fd8bac56c44411e1864b001cc0877741.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Published: 2012/07/03

Modified: 2013/06/22

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:phplist, 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: 2012/07/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/03/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2740, CVE-2012-2741

BID: 52657