MercuryBoard < 1.1.6 SQL Injection

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4510


The remote host is vulnerable to a SQL Injection attack


The remote host is running MercuryBoard, a web-based Message board written in PHP. This version of MercuryBoard is vulnerable to a remote SQL Injection flaw. This version of MercuryBoard fails to sanitize user-supplied input to the 'login.php' script. An attacker, exploiting this flaw, would send a malformed HTTP query to the application. Successful exploitation would result in the attacker being able to read or write Confidential data. In addition, the attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code on the remote database server.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 4510

File Name: 4510.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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


Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 7.1


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

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-6632

BID: 29280