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Family: CGI abuses --> Category: attack

Multiple vulnerabilities in phpBB <= 2.0.12 Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for multiple vulnerabilities in phpBB version <= 2.0.12

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of phpBB that suffers from a
session handling flaw allowing a remote attacker to gain access to any
account, including that of an administrator.

Also, there is a path disclosure bug in 'viewtopic.php' that can be
exploited by a remote attacker to reveal sensitive information about
the installation that can be used in further attacks.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to phpBB 2.0.13 or newer.

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6

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