phpPGAds/phpAdNew < 2.0.6 clientid Parameter SQL Injection

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3169


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


There is a flaw in the remote phpAdNew/phpPgAds PHP Ads server, a banner management and tracking system written in PHP. This version of phpAdNew is vulnerable to a SQL Injection vulnerability. An attacker exploiting this flaw would send a malformed HTTP request to the phpPgAds server. The server, failing to parse out special SQL characters, would give the attacker the ability to read or write database data as well as potentially execute code.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 3169

Family: CGI

Published: 2005/08/17

Modified: 2018/09/16

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:phppgadmin:phppgadmin

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2636, CVE-2005-2635

BID: 14583, 14584, 14588, 14591, 15374