TestLink < 1.8.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5258


The remote web server is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The remote web server is hosting TestLink, a PHP-based testing suite. The installed version of TestLink is earlier than 1.8.5. Such versions are potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

- A cross-site scripting vulnerability in the 'req' parameter of the 'login.php' script which does not require credentials to exploit.

- Cross-site scripting vulnerabilities in the 'key' parameter of the '/lib/general/staticPage.php script, the 'tableName' parameter of the '/lib/attachments/attachmentupload.php' script, and the 'startDate', 'endDate', and 'logLevel' parameters of the '/lib/events/eventviewer.php' script. - Multiple SQL-injection vulnerabilities in the 'Test Case ID' field of the '/lib/general/navBar.php' script, and the 'logLevel' parameter of the '/lib/events/eventviewer.php' script.


Upgrade to TestLink 1.8.5 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 5258

File Name: 5258.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2009/12/10

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 43101

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

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


Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.8


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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/12/09

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-4237, CVE-2009-4238

BID: 37258

OSVDB: 60981, 60914, 60915, 60916, 60917, 60918, 60919, 60920, 60921