vBulletin < 3.5.4 HTML Injection

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 3454

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to an HTML Injection attack.

Description

The version of vBulletin installed on the remote host fails to properly sanitize user-supplied input. Given this, the application is prone to an HTML injection attack. An attacker exploiting this flaw would post a malicious entry to the vBulletin board. Unsuspecting users perusing the board would have code executed within their browser. Successful exploitation could lead to the theft of confidential data.

Solution

Upgrade to version 3.5.4 or higher.

See Also

http://www.vbulletin.com

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 3454

File Name: 3454.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2006/03/03

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 3.6

Temporal Score: 3.5

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N

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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2006-1040

BID: 16919