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MyBB <= RC4 Multiple SQL Injection Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for multiple SQL injection vulnerabilities in MyBB <= RC4

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is prone to
multiple SQL injection attacks.

Description :

The remote version of MyBB is prone to several SQL injection attacks
due to its failure to sanitize user-supplied input to the 'username'
parameter of the 'admin/index.php' script as well as the 'location'
variable (which comes from the REQUEST_URI) of the 'global.php' script
before using it in database queries. This may permit a possible hacker to
uncover sensitive information (such as password hashes), gain
administrative access to the application, modify existing data, and
launch attacks against the underlying database.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/407960
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/408624
http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/409523
http://community.mybboard.net/showthread.php?tid=3350

Solution :

Apply the patch mentioned in the vendor's advisory or enable PHP's
'magic_quotes_gpc' setting.

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: 14553, 14615, 14684

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2007 Tenable Network Security

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