phpWebThings download.php file Parameter SQL Injection

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3290


The remote host is vulnerable to a SQL Injection attack.


The remote host is running phpWebThings, a PHP web development framework. This version of phpWebThings is vulnerable to a SQL Injection flaw. An attacker exploiting this flaw would send a malformed query to the download.php script. Successful exploitation would allow the attacker to execute commands on the backend SQL database. This can lead to loss of confidential materials as well as compromise of the integrity of the SQL database server.


No solution is known at this time.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 3290

File Name: 3290.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2005/11/14

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 20170

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:phpwebthings:phpwebthings

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2005-4218, CVE-2005-3676

BID: 15465, 15399

OSVDB: 20945, 21650, 21651, 21652, 21653, 21654, 21655, 21656