Woltlab Burning Board modcp.php Multiple Parameter SQL Injection

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3175


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


The remote host is running Woltlab Burning Board, a web bulletin board written in PHP. This version of Burning Board is vulnerable to a remote SQL injection attack. An attacker exploiting this flaw would send a malformed 'x' or 'y' parameter to the 'modcp.php' PHP script. Succesful exploitation would result in the attacker being able to read or write confidential data. In some instances, the attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code on the remote database server.


No solution is known at this time.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 3175

File Name: 3175.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2005/08/22

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

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


Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 7.3


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:woltlab:burning_board

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-2673

BID: 14617