pLog register.php HTML Injection

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2192


The remote host is vulnerable to an HTML injection attack.


The remote host is running pLog, a blog system implemented in PHP. It is reported that every version up to and including 0.3.2 are prone to an HTML injection issue in the user registration form. An attacker may use the 'username' and 'blog' fields to inject malicous HTML codes and scripts in web pages. The malicious code will be executed by a victim's browser when a tampered page is displayed. For example, the summary.php page that lists every user and their blog on the system.


No solution is known at this time.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2192

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2004/09/01

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 4.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:U/RC:ND


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.3


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:U/RC:X

Reference Information

BID: 11082