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phpBB <= 2.0.15 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for remote code execution vulnerability in phpBB <= 2.0.15

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that is affected by a code
injection vulnerability.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of phpBB that permits attackers to
inject arbitrary PHP code to the 'viewtopic.php' script to be executed
within the context of the web server userid.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/403631/30/0/threaded

Solution :

Upgrade to phpBB version 2.0.16 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 14086

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

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