YaBB Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2305


The remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The remote host is running a vulnerable version of YaBB. It is reported that versions up to and including 1 Gold SP 1.3.1 are prone to multiple security flaws including administrator authentication bypassing and cross-site scripting issues. By crafting a malformed URL, an attacker may issue administrator commands or steal cookie-based authentication credentials from an unsuspecting user.


Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2305

File Name: 2305.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2004/09/21

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 6.4

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

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


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 6.5


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2004-2403, CVE-2004-2402

BID: 11214, 11215