VBulletin Init.PHP Unspecified Remote Vulnerability

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2535


The remote host is vulnerable to a flaw that allows for the bypassing of authentication.


The remote host is running a version of vBulletin, a forum application implemented in PHP, that is vulnerable to an unspecified remote vulnerability. It is reported that versions prior to 3.0.5 are prone to this issue. Additionally, versions of vBulletin prior to 3.0.5 are vulnerable to a content-parsing flaw within the forumdisplay.php script. An attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to run arbitrary commands on the remote web server.


Upgrade to vBulletin 3.0.5 or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2535

File Name: 2535.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2005/01/18

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 16203

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

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


Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 7.3


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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0429

BID: 12542, 12299

OSVDB: 13037