PHP-Nuke public message feature SQL injection

phpnuke-publicmessage-sql-injection (15080) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


PHP-Nuke is vulnerable to SQL injection, caused by a vulnerability in the public message feature. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability by passing malicious SQL commands to the public _message function of the mainfile.php script using the $p_msg variable, which would allow the attacker to obtain sensitive information, including the administrative username and MD5 password hash, to add, modify or delete information in the backend database.


Gain Access


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


Platforms Affected:

  • PHPNuke PHP-Nuke 6.0
  • PHPNuke PHP-Nuke 6.5 beta1
  • PHPNuke PHP-Nuke 6.5 rc2
  • PHPNuke PHP-Nuke 6.5 rc1
  • PHPNuke PHP-Nuke 6.5 rc3
  • PHPNuke PHP-Nuke 6.5 Final
  • PHPNuke PHP-Nuke 6.5
  • PHPNuke PHP-Nuke 6.6
  • PHPNuke PHP-Nuke 6.7
  • PHPNuke PHP-Nuke 6.9
  • PHPNuke PHP-Nuke 7.0 Final
  • PHPNuke PHP-Nuke 7.0
  • PHPNuke PHP-Nuke 7.1


Feb 09, 2004

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