vBulletin < 3.0.7 misc.php PHP Code Injection

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2642


The remote host is vulnerable to an HTML injection attack.


The remote host is running a version of vBulletin, a forum application implemented in PHP, that is vulnerable to a flaw in the misc.php script. The flaw allows a remote attacker the ability to execute PHP code on the server. An attacker exploiting this flaw would pass malformed data to the 'template' parameter of the misc.php script.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2642

File Name: 2642.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2005/02/22

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.4

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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


Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 6.2


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

Exploitable With

Metasploit (vBulletin misc.php Template Name Arbitrary Code Execution)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0511

BID: 12622