Invision Power Board <= 2.2.2 Authentication Bypass

Low Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4087


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


The remote host is running Invision Board, a CGI suite designed to set up a bulletin board system on the remote web server. This version of Invision Board is vulnerable to a flaw in the way that the 'sources/action_public/xmlout.php' script handles user-supplied data. An attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to change the instant messenger profile of another user. This could lead to a loss of confidential data.


Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 4087

File Name: 4087.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2007/06/12

Modified: 2016/02/05

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low


Base Score: 3.3

Temporal Score: 2.7

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

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


Base Score: 4.2

Temporal Score: 3.9


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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-3219

BID: 24442

OSVDB: 35436