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YaBB Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.

Description

The remote host is running a vulnerable version of YaBB. It is reported that versions up to and including 1 Gold SP 1.3.1 are prone to multiple security flaws including administrator authentication bypassing and cross-site scripting issues. By crafting a malformed URL, an attacker may issue administrator commands or steal cookie-based authentication credentials from an unsuspecting user.

Solution

Upgrade or patch according to vendor recommendations.