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Simple Machines Forum msg Parameter SQL Injection Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for msg parameter SQL injection vulnerability in Simple Machines Forum

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to a SQL
injection attack.

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 fails to properly
sanitize input to the 'msg' parameter before using it in SQL queries.
By exploiting this flaw, a possible hacker can affect database queries,
possibly disclosing sensitive data and launching attacks against the
underlying database.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to SMF version 1.0.5 or later.

Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4

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