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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Multiple vulnerabilities in phpBB <= 2.0.12

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for multiple vulnerabilities in phpBB version <= 2.0.12

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of phpBB that suffers from a
session handling flaw permiting a remote attacker to gain access to any
account, including that of an administrator.

Also, there is a path disclosure bug in 'viewtopic.php' that can be
exploited by a remote attacker to reveal sensitive information about
the installation that can be used in further attacks.

See also :

http://www.phpbb.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=267563

Solution :

Upgrade to phpBB 2.0.13 or newer.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 12678

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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