MyBB < 1.4.12 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5513


The remote web server is running a PHP application that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The remote web server is running a version of MyBB earlier than 1.4.12. Such versions are potentially affected by multiple issues :

- There is a weakness in the mechanism for generating random passwords. (Bug 843)

- It is possible to inject arbitrary headers into email sent to MyBB users.

- An unspecified XSRF issue exists in the usercp2.php script. (Bug 852)


Upgrade to MyBB 1.4.12 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 5513

File Name: 5513.prm

Family: CGI

Published: 2010/04/19

Modified: 2016/01/15

Dependencies: 1442

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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


Base Score: 7.3

Temporal Score: 6.4


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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2010/04/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2010/04/13

Reference Information

BID: 39400, 39402, 39404