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phpBB < 2.0.10 Vulnerability Scan
Vulnerability Scan Summary
Check for phpBB version
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test
The remote host is running a version of phpBB older than 2.0.10.
phpBB contains a flaw that allows a remote cross site scripting attack.
This flaw exists because the application does not validate user-supplied
input in the 'search_author' parameter.
This version is also vulnerable to an HTTP response splitting vulnerability
which permits the injection of CRLF characters in the HTTP headers.
Solution : Upgrade to 2.0.10 or later.
Threat Level: Medium
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