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XMB SQL Injection

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Determine if XMB forums is vulnerable to a sql injection attack

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 remote host is running XMB Forum, a web forum written in PHP.

According to its banner, this forum is vulnerable to a SQL injection
bug which may permit a possible hacker to steal the passwords hashes of any
user of this forum, including the forum administrator. Once he has
the password hashes, he can easily setup a brute-force attack to crack
the users passwords and then impersonate them. If the administrator
password is obtained, a possible hacker may even edit the content of this
website.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/319411

Solution:

Upgrade to XMB Forum 1.8 SP1 or newer.

Network Security Threat Level:

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

Networks Security ID: 7406

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2003 Renaud Deraison

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