OrangeHRM < 2.2.2 RepViewController.php Privilege Escalation

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4278


The remote host is vulnerable to a flaw that allows attackers to retrieve sensitive files or data.


The remote host is running OrangeHRM, a human resource management system written in PHP. The version of OrangeHRM installed on the remote host fails to sanitize input within the 'RepViewController.php' PHP script. An authenticated user may use this flaw to access private data. An attacker exploiting this flaw would need a valid account on the OrangeHRM system. Successful exploitation would result in the loss of confidential data.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 4278

File Name: 4278.prm

Family: Web Servers

Published: 2007/11/06

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5

Temporal Score: 4.1

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

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


Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.9


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:orangehrm:orangehrm

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2007-5931

BID: 26351