DeluxeBB xthedateformat parameter SQL injection

deluxebb-xthedateformat-sql-injection (62660) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


DeluxeBB is vulnerable to SQL injection. A remote attacker could send specially-crafted SQL statements to the misc.php script using the xthedateformat parameter, which could allow the attacker to view, add, modify or delete information in the back-end database.


Base Score: 7.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
Temporal Score: 6.5
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Data Manipulation


Refer to Security Update for DeluxeBB 1.3 #4 for patch, upgrade or suggested workaround information. See References.


  • DeluxeBB Web Site: Security Update for DeluxeBB 1.3 #4.
  • DeluxeBB Web site: DeluxeBB Free Bulletin Board Software.
  • HTB22641: SQL injection in DeluxeBB.
  • BID-44259: DeluxeBB 'xthedateformat' Parameter SQL Injection Vulnerability
  • CVE-2010-4151: SQL injection vulnerability in misc.php in DeluxeBB 1.3, and possibly earlier, when magic_quotes_gpc is disabled, allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary SQL commands via the xthedateformat parameter in a register action, a different vector than CVE-2005-2989, CVE-2006-2503, and CVE-2009-1033.
  • OSVDB ID: 71079: DeluxeBB misc.php xthedateformat Parameter SQL Injection
  • SA41918: DeluxeBB xthedateformat SQL Injection Vulnerability

Platforms Affected:

  • DeluxeBB DeluxeBB 1.3


Oct 19, 2010

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