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vBulletin Misc.PHP PHP Script Code Execution Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Executes phpinfo() on the remote host

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that permits execution of
arbitrary PHP code.

Description :

The remote version of vBulletin fails to sanitize input to the
'template' parameter of the 'misc.php' script. Provided the 'Add
Template Name in HTML Comments' setting in vBulletin is enabled, an
unauthenticated attacker may use this flaw to execute arbitrary PHP
commands on the remote host.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/fulldisclosure/2005-02/0468.html

Solution :

Upgrade to vBulletin 3.0.7 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 12622

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

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