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phpBB Knowledge Base Module SQL Injection Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for SQL injection vulnerability in phpBB Knowledge Base module

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application affected by a cross-
site scripting issue.

Description :

The installed version of phpBB on the remote host includes the
Knowledge Base module, which does not properly sanitize input to the
'cat' parameter of the 'kb.php' script before using it in SQL queries.
A possible hacker can exploit this flaw to modify database queries,
potentially even uncovering user passwords for the application.

See also :

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/396098

Solution :

Unknown at this time.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 5
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 13219

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

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