Mambo Content Server < 4.5.1b Detection Global Variables Overwrite

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2589


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


The remote host is running the Mambo Content Server, an application for generating dynamic content for web servers. The remote application is vulnerable to a flaw where remote attacks can overwrite global variables used by the application. In doing so, they can alter the way that the application operates, causing a disclosure of information or a loss of availability.


Upgrade to version 4.5.1b or higher.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2589

File Name: 2589.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2005/02/03

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 16312

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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


Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4


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

Reference Information

BID: 12436