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PunBB old_searches Parameter SQL Injection Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for old_searches parameter SQL injection vulnerability in PunBB

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is affected by a SQL
injection flaw.

Description :

The version of PunBB installed on the remote host fails to sanitize
user-supplied input to the 'old_searches' parameter of the
'search.php' script before using it in database queries. Provided
PHP's 'register_globals' setting is enabled, a possible hacker may be able
to exploit this issue to delete arbitrary data or launch attacks
against the underlying database.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/413481

Solution :

Upgrade to PunBB 1.2.9 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 3
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:N/A:N/I:P/B:I)

Networks Security ID: 15114

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

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