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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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