MercuryBoard < 1.1.3 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2627


The remote web server contains a script that is vulnerable to a SQL injection attack.


The remote host is running MercuryBoard, a web-based Message board
written in PHP.

This version of MercuryBoard is vulnerable to a Cross-Site Scripting (XSS)

An attacker exploiting this flaw would need to be able to convince
an unsuspecting user to visit a malicious website. Upon
successful exploitation, the attacker would be able to possibly
steal credentials or execute browser-side code.

In addition, the remote host is vulnerable to a SQL Injection attack. An attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to read data, modify data, or execute commands.


Upgrade to version 1.1.3 or higher.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 2627

Family: CGI

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2018/07/11

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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


Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 7


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:mercuryboard:mercuryboard_message_board

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0878

BID: 12872, 12706, 12707, 12578