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PunBB language Paramater Local File Include Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to read a local file with PunBB

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is affected by a
local file include issue.

Description:

The version of PunBB installed on the remote host fails to sanitize
input to the 'language' parameter before storing it in the
'register.php' script as a user's preferred language setting. By
registering with a specially-crafted value, a possible hacker can leverage
this issue to view arbitrary files and possibly execute arbitrary code
on the affected host.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/450055/30/0/threaded
http://forums.punbb.org/viewtopic.php?id=13496

Solution :

Update to version 1.2.14 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 20786

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Justin Seitz

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