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MyBB forums Parameter SQL Injection Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for forums parameter SQL injection vulnerability in MyBB

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is susceptible to SQL
injection attacks.

Description :

The remote version of MyBB fails to sanitize input to the 'forums'
parameter of the 'search.php' script before using it in database
queries. This may permit an unauthenticated attacker to uncover
sensitive information such as password hashes, modify data, launch
attacks against the underlying database, etc.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/426631/30/30/threaded

Solution :

Edit 'search.php' and ensure 'forum' takes on only integer values as
described in the original advisory.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID:

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

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