Simple Machines Forum < 1.1.7 Incomplete BBcode Block Security Bypass
Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 4703
SynopsisThe remote host is vulnerable to a security bypass flaw.
DescriptionThe 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.
SolutionUpgrade to version 1.1.7 or higher.