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MyBB Global Variable Overwrite Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan


Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for globals.php SQL injection vulnerability in MyBB

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by a
global variable overwrite vulnerability.

Description :

The remote version of MyBB does not properly initialize global
variables in the 'global.php' and 'inc/init.php' scripts. An
unauthenticated attacker can leverage this issue to overwrite global
variables through GET and POST requests and launch other attacks
against the affected application.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/431061/30/0/threaded
http://community.mybboard.net/showthread.php?tid=8232

Solution :

Upgrade to MyBB 1.1.1 or later.

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

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