7.5
CVSSv2

CVE-2019-16759

Published: 24/09/2019 Updated: 26/09/2019
CVSS v2 Base Score: 7.5 | Impact Score: 6.4 | Exploitability Score: 10
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Vulnerability Summary

vBulletin 5.x up to and including 5.5.4 allows remote command execution via the widgetConfig[code] parameter in an ajax/render/widget_php routestring request.

Vulnerability Trend

Affected Products

Vendor Product Versions
VbulletinVbulletin5.0.0, 5.0.1, 5.0.2, 5.0.3, 5.0.4, 5.0.5, 5.1.0, 5.1.1, 5.1.2, 5.1.3, 5.2.0, 5.2.1, 5.2.2, 5.2.6, 5.4.3, 5.5.0, 5.5.1, 5.5.2, 5.5.3, 5.5.4

Exploits

## # This module requires Metasploit: metasploitcom/download # Current source: githubcom/rapid7/metasploit-framework ## class MetasploitModule < Msf::Exploit::Remote Rank = ExcellentRanking include Msf::Exploit::Remote::HttpClient def initialize(info = {}) super(update_info(info, 'Name' =& ...

Mailing Lists

Nmap NSE script that exploits a pre-authentication remote command execution vulnerability in vBulletin versions 5x ...
vBulletin version 5x pre-authentication remote code execution Metasploit module ...

Recent Articles

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Threatpost • Tara Seals • 26 Sep 2019

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