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PunBB Input Validation Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Detects input validation vulnerabilities in PunBB

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that suffers from
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of PunBB that fails to properly
sanitize user-input to several scripts thereby enabling a possible hacker to
launch various SQL injection attacks.

In addition, the profile.php script enables anyone to call the
change_pass action while specifying the id of an existing user to set
their password to NULL, effectively shutting them out of the system.

See also :

http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=bugtraq&m=110927754230666&w=2
http://forums.punbb.org/viewtopic.php?id=6460

Solution :

Upgrade to PunBB 1.2.2 or later.

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: 12652

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

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