Mambo Undisclosed Authentication Bypass

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3444


The remote host is vulnerable to a flaw that allows for the bypassing of authentication.


The remote host is running the Mambo Content Server, an application for generating dynamic content for web servers. The remote application is vulnerable to a flaw where remote attackers can bypass authentication and access confidential data. The exact details of the flaw are unknown; however, it is believed that an attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to access confidential data that was readable by the web server process.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 3444

File Name: 3444.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2006/02/22

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.6

Temporal Score: 6.3

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

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


Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.5


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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-3263, CVE-2006-1794

BID: 16775

OSVDB: 23402, 23503