Simple Machines Forum (SMF) X-Forwarded-For HTTP header IP spoofing
|smf-xforward-ip-spoofing (27082)||Medium Risk|
Simple Machines Forum (SMF) could allow a remote attacker to spoof any IP address caused by improper validation in the X-Forwarded-For HTTP header. A remote attacker could forge the IP address in the X-Forwarded-For HTTP header to attempt to hide their own IP address, bypass a ban for their actual IP address, or assume another user's IP address.
No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.
- BugTraq Mailing List, Thu Jun 01 2006 - 17:53:20 CDT: SMF 1.0.7 and lower plus 1.1rc2 and lower - IP spoofing vulnerability/IP ban evasion vulnerability.
- Simple Machines Web site: Simple Machines.
- Simple Machines Simple Machines Forum 1.0.7 and prior
- Simple Machines Simple Machines Forum 1.1rc2 and prior
Jun 01, 2006
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