Invision Power Board < 2.3.6 index.php name Parameter SQL Injection

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4686


The remote host is vulnerable to a SQL injection attack.


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 SQL injection attack due to a lack of parsing on the 'name' parameter of the index.php script. An attacker exploiting this flaw would be able to execute arbitrary commands against the remote database server.


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 4686

Family: CGI

Published: 2008/09/22

Modified: 2018/09/16

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:invisionpower:invision_power_board

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-4171

BID: 31288