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Invision Power Board Privilege Escalation Vulnerability / SQL Injection Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for privilege escalation vulnerability in Invision Power Board
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
According to its banner, the version of Invision Power Board on the remote
host suffers from a privilege escalation issue. To carry out an attack, an
authenticated user goes to delete his own group and moves users from that
group into the root admin group.
In addition to this, the remote version of this software is vulnerable to a SQL
injection vulnerability which may allow a possible hacker to execute arbitrary SQL
statements against the remote database.
**** If you're using version Invision Power Board version 2.0.4,
**** this may be a false positive as the fix does not update the
**** version number.
See also : http://lists.grok.org.uk/pipermail/full-disclosure/2005-May/034355.html
Solution : Apply the patch as discussed in the forum posting above.
Threat Level: High
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