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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MercuryBoard User-Agent SQL Injection Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for User-Agent remote SQL injection vulnerability in MercuryBoard

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is affected by a SQL
injection vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running MercuryBoard, an open-source bulletin board
system that uses PHP and MySQL.

The installed version of MercuryBoard fails to remove malicious data
from a User-Agent header before using it in a database query, making
it prone to SQL injection attacks. An authenticated attacker can
exploit this flaw to modify database updates, possibly modifying data
and launching attacks against the underlying database.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/402929/30/0/

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:R/C:P/A:N/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 14015

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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