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phpBB < 2.0.22 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Tries to pass a 'bad' redirect in via phpBB

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

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

Description :

The version of phpBB installed on the remote host fails to properly
block 'bad' redirection targets. In addition, it reportedly contains
a non-persistent cross-site scripting flaw involving its private
messaging functionality and several other issues. At a minimum, a
remote attacker can leverage these flaws to launch cross-site
scripting attacks against the affected application.

See also :

http://www.phpbb.com/phpBB/viewtopic.php?f=14&t=489624

Solution :

Upgrade to phpBB 2.0.22 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

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

Networks Security ID: 20347, 21806

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2007 Tenable Network Security

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