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phpMyFAQ username SQL Injection Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for username SQL injection vulnerability in phpMyFAQ

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that permits for SQL
injection attacks.

Description :

The remote host is running a version of phpMyFAQ that fails to
sufficiently sanitize the 'username' parameter before using it in SQL
queries. As a result, a remote attacker can pass malicious input to
database queries, potentially resulting in data exposure, data
modification, or attacks against the database itself.

See also :

http://www.phpmyfaq.de/advisory_2005-03-06.php

Solution :

Upgrade to phpMyFAQ version 1.4.7 or 1.5.0 RC2 or greater.

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: 12741

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2007 Tenable Network Security

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