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Simple Machines Forum Avatar Information Disclosure Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for avatar code execution vulnerability in Simple Machines Forum

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that allows for the
disclosure of information.

Description :

The remote host is running Simple Machines Forum (SMF), an open-source
web forum application written in PHP.

The installed version of SMF on the remote host does not properly
sanitize the URI supplied for the user avatar. A possible hacker who is
registered in the affected application can exploit this flaw to run
scripts each time a forum user accesses the malicious avatar
collecting forum usage information, launching attacks against users'
systems, etc.

See also :

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1

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