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Family: CGI abuses --> Category: destructive_attack

phpBB File Upload Script Vulnerability Vulnerability Scan

Vulnerability Scan Summary
Checks for file upload script vulnerability in phpBB

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Test

Synopsis :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that allows arbitrary file

Description :

The installed version of phpBB on the remote host includes a file
upload script intended as a way for users to upload files that they
can then link to in their posts. The script, however, does not
require authentication, makes only a limited check of upload file
types, and stores uploads in a known location. As a result, an
attacker can upload arbitrary scripts to the remote host and execute
them with the permissions of the web server user.

See also :

Solution :

Uninstall the file upload script from phpBB.

Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7

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