Vulnerability Assessment & Network Security Forums



If through a vulnerability assessment, a network security issue is detected for the vulnerability below, applying the appropriate security patches in a timely matter is very important.  If you have detected that your system has already been compromised, following CERT's Network Security recovery document will assist with recommended steps for system recovery.


Home >> Browse Vulnerability Assessment Database >> CGI abuses >> MyBB Global Variable Overwrite Vulnerability


Vulnerability Assessment Details

MyBB Global Variable Overwrite Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for globals.php SQL injection vulnerability in MyBB

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by a
global variable overwrite vulnerability.

Description :

The remote version of MyBB does not properly initialize global
variables in the 'global.php' and 'inc/init.php' scripts. An
unauthenticated attacker can leverage this issue to overwrite global
variables through GET and POST requests and launch other attacks
against the affected application.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/431061/30/0/threaded
http://community.mybboard.net/showthread.php?tid=8232

Solution :

Upgrade to MyBB 1.1.1 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 17564

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

Cables, Connectors

16GB (4x 4GB) PC3-10600R Server Memory for IBM System X3755 M3
$35.99
16GB (4x 4GB) PC3-10600R Server Memory for IBM System X3755 M3 picture16GB (4x 4GB) PC3-10600R Server Memory for Dell PowerEdge R910
$35.99
16GB (4x 4GB) PC3-10600R Server Memory for Dell PowerEdge R910 picture16GB (4x 4GB) PC3-10600R Server Memory for Dell PowerEdge C1100
$35.99
16GB (4x 4GB) PC3-10600R Server Memory for Dell PowerEdge C1100 pictureHynix 16GB (4x 4GB) PC3-10600R Server Memory for Dell PowerEdge R510
$35.99
Hynix 16GB (4x 4GB) PC3-10600R Server Memory for Dell PowerEdge R510 picture


Discussions

No Discussions have been posted on this vulnerability.