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Simple Machines Forum msg Parameter SQL Injection Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for msg parameter SQL injection vulnerability in Simple Machines Forum

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is prone to a SQL
injection attack.

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 fails to properly
sanitize input to the 'msg' parameter before using it in SQL queries.
By exploiting this flaw, a possible hacker can affect database queries,
possibly disclosing sensitive data and launching attacks against the
underlying database.

See also :

http://www.gulftech.org/?node=research&article_id=00089-07032005
http://www.simplemachines.org/community/index.php?topic=39395.0

Solution :

Upgrade to SMF version 1.0.5 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 4
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 14043

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

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