RunCMS highlight.php Information Disclosure

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 2723


The remote host may give an attacker information useful for future attacks.


The remote host is running RunCMS, a web-based messaging system. This version of RunCMS is vulnerable to a remote information disclosure flaw. Specifically, a malformed query to the highlight.php script can result in RunCMS sending back confidential database information. This information could include user IDs and passwords. An attacker exploiting this flaw would need to have knowledge regarding the installation path of the RunCMS program. A successful exploit would result in the loss of confidential data.


No solution is known at this time.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 2723

Family: CGI

Published: 2005/03/21

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 5

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

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


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 5.3


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:runcms:runcms

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-0828

BID: 12848