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PunBB old_searches Parameter SQL Injection Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for old_searches parameter SQL injection vulnerability in PunBB

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is affected by a SQL
injection flaw.

Description :

The version of PunBB installed on the remote host fails to sanitize
user-supplied input to the 'old_searches' parameter of the
'search.php' script before using it in database queries. Provided
PHP's 'register_globals' setting is enabled, a possible hacker may be able
to exploit this issue to delete arbitrary data or launch attacks
against the underlying database.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to PunBB 1.2.9 or later.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3

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