FreeBSD : phpbb -- arbitrary command execution and other vulnerabilities (e3cf89f0-53da-11d9-92b7-ceadd4ac2edd)
High Nessus Plugin ID 19146
The remote FreeBSD host is missing a security-related update.
The ChangeLog for phpBB 2.0.11 states : Changes since 2.0.10 - Fixed vulnerability in highlighting code (very high severity, please update your installation as soon as possible) - Fixed unsetting global vars - Matt Kavanagh - Fixed XSS vulnerability in username handling - AnthraX101 - Fixed not confirmed sql injection in username handling - warmth - Added check for empty topic id in topic_review function - Added visual confirmation mod to code base Additionally, a US-CERT Technical Cyber Security Alert reports : phpBB contains an user input validation problem with regard to the parsing of the URL. An intruder can deface a phpBB website, execute arbitrary commands, or gain administrative privileges on a compromised bulletin board.