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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Detects multiple vulnerabilities in phpCOIN 1.2.1b and older
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote web server contains a PHP application affected by several
The remote host is running phpCOIN version 1.2.1b or older. These
versions suffer from several vulnerabilities, among them :
- A Local File Include Vulnerability
A possible hacker can execute arbitrary code in the context of the
web server user by passing the name of a script or file through
the 'page' parameter of the 'auxpage.php' script.
- Multiple SQL injection vulnerabilities.
By calling the 'faq' module with a specially crafted
'faq_id' parameter or the 'pages' or 'site' modules with a
specially crafted 'id' parameter, a remote attacker may be
able to manipulate SQL queries used by the program, thereby
revealing sensitive information or even corrupting the
- Multiple cross-site scripting vulnerabilities.
A remote attacker may be able to inject arbitrary code
into the 'helpdesk' and 'mail' modules as well as the
'login.php' script by appending it to a valid request.
Successful exploitation may permit a possible hacker to steal
authentication cookies or misrepresent site content.
See also :
Apply the 2005-03-14 fix file or later for phpCOIN v1.2.2.
Network Security Threat Level:
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
Networks Security ID: 12686, 12917
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security
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