Simple Machines Forum (SMF) WAV CAPTCHA security bypass
|smf-wav-security-bypass (34907)||Low Risk|
Simple Machines Forum (SMF) could allow a remote attacker to bypass CAPTCHA security restrictions, caused by a vulnerability in the WAV file randomization. An attacker could exploit this vulnerability to perform brute force attacks and possibly bypass registration security restrictions.
No remedy available as of June 1, 2013.
- Full-Disclosure Mailing List, Mon Jun 18 2007 - 04:49:53 CDT: Simle machines forum CAPTCHA bypass and PHP injection.
- Simple Machines Forum Web site: Home of SMF: Free PHP and MySQL forum software.
- CVE-2007-3308: Simple Machines Forum (SMF) 1.1.2 uses a concatenation method with insufficient randomization when creating a WAV file CAPTCHA, which allows remote attackers to pass the CAPTCHA test via an automated brute-force attack.
- OSVDB ID: 40617: Simple Machines Forum (SMF) WAV File CAPTCHA Test Bypass
- OSVDB ID: 44981: Simple Machines Forum (SMF) Hamming Distances Remote Audio CAPTCHA Bypass
- SECTRACK ID: 1018260: Simple Machines Forum Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code or Bypass the Sound-Based CAPTCHA Function
- Simple Machines Simple Machines Forum 1.1.2 and prior
Jun 18, 2007
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