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MyBB referrer Parameter SQL Injection Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for referrer parameter SQL injection vulnerability in MyBB

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is vulnerable to SQL

Description :

The installed version of MyBB fails to validate user input to the
'referrer' parameter before using it in the 'globals.php' script to
construct database queries. An unauthenticated attacker can leverage
this issue to disclose sensitive information, modify data, or launch
attacks against the underlying database.

See also :

Solution :

Edit 'inc/settings.php' and set 'usereferrals' to 'no'. Or upgrade to
MyBB version 1.0.4 or later.

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0

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