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Vulnerability Assessment Details

OpenBB XSS and SQL injection flaws

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Detects openBB version

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host seems to be running OpenBB, a forum management system written
in PHP.

The remote version of this software is vulnerable to cross-site scripting
attacks, and SQL injection flaws.

Using a specially crafted URL, a possible hacker may execute arbitrary commands against
the remote SQL database or use the remote server to set up a cross site scripting
attack.

Solution: Upgrade to version 1.0.9 of this software or newer
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 13624, 13625

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 David Maciejak

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