Invision Power Board < 3.0.5 Multiple Vulnerabilities (deprecated)

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5260


The remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The remote host is running Invision Power Board, a PHP bulletin board application. The installed version of Invision Power Board is potentially affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A local-file include vulnerability that affects the 'section' parameter sent to the 'forum/index.php' script.

- A sql-injection vulnerability that affects the 'starter' and 'state' parameters of the 'admin/applications/forum/modules_public/moderate/moderate.php' script.

- A cross-site scripting vulnerability caused by incorrect handling of '.txt' file attachments.


Upgrade to Invision Power Board 3.0.5 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 5260

Family: CGI

Published: 2009/12/14

Modified: 2016/01/21

Dependencies: 1442

Nessus ID: 43163

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/12/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/12/04

Reference Information

BID: 37208, 37263