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Simple Machines Forum < 1.1.7 Incomplete BBcode Block Security Bypass

Medium

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a security bypass flaw.

Description

The remote host is running Simple Machines Forum (SMF), a web forum. This version of SMF is vulnerable to a flaw where attackers can bypass security filtering by surrounding the content with an incomplete BBcode block. Successful exploitation would result in the attacker posting banned content within the web content.

Solution

Upgrade to version 1.1.7 or higher.