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YaBB SE Command Execution

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Determine if YaBB SE can be used to execute arbitrary commands

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by
multiple vulnerabilities.

Description :

The remote host is using the YaBB SE forum management system.

According to its version number, this forum is vulnerable to a code
injection bug which may permit a possible hacker with a valid account to
execute arbitrary commands on this host by sending a malformed
'language' parameter in the web request.

In addition to this flaw, this version is vulnerable to other flaws
such as SQL injection.

See also :

http://www.ngsec.com/docs/advisories/NGSEC-2003-5.txt

Solution:

Upgrade to YaBB SE 1.5.2 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

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

Networks Security ID: 1921, 6591, 6663, 6674, 7399

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

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