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MyBB referrer Parameter SQL Injection Vulnerability

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

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

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

Description :

The installed version of MyBB fails to validate user input to the
'referrer' parameter before using it in the 'globals.php' script to
construct database queries. An unauthenticated attacker can leverage
this issue to disclose sensitive information, modify data, or launch
attacks against the underlying database.

See also :

http://community.mybboard.net/showthread.php?tid=6777

Solution :

Edit 'inc/settings.php' and set 'usereferrals' to 'no'. Or upgrade to
MyBB version 1.0.4 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/I:P/A:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 16443

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

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