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Simple Machines Forum Avatar Information Disclosure Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for avatar code execution vulnerability in Simple Machines Forum

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that permits for the
disclosure of information.

Description :

The remote host is running Simple Machines Forum (SMF), an open-source
web forum application written in PHP.

The installed version of SMF on the remote host does not properly
sanitize the URI supplied for the user avatar. A possible hacker who is
registered in the affected application can exploit this flaw to run
scripts each time a forum user accesses the malicious avatar
eg,
collecting forum usage information, launching attacks against users'
systems, etc.

See also :

http://retrogod.altervista.org/smf105.html

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 1
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:R/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 14706

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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