FreeBSD : phpBB IP address spoofing (cfe17ca6-6858-4805-ba1d-a60a61ec9b4d)

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Synopsis :

The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.

Description :

The common.php script always trusts the `X-Forwarded-For' header in
the client's HTTP request. A remote user could forge this header in
order to bypass any IP address access control lists (ACLs).

See also :

http://marc.info/?l=bugtraq&m=108239864203144
http://www.nessus.org/u?abaea2e7

Solution :

Update the affected package.

Risk factor :

High

Family: FreeBSD Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 36912 (freebsd_pkg_cfe17ca668584805ba1da60a61ec9b4d.nasl)

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID:

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