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SQL injection in phpBB (3)

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
SQL Injection

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running a version of phpBB older than 2.0.9.

There is a flaw in the remote software which may permit anyone
to inject arbitrary SQL commands, which may in turn be used to
gain administrative access on the remote host or to obtain
the MD5 hash of the password of any user.

One vulnerability is reported to exist in 'admin_board.php'.
The other pertains to improper characters in the session id variable.

Solution : Upgrade to the latest version of this software
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10722

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 David Maciejak

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