MyBB moderation.php SQL injection

mybb-moderationphp-sql-injection (39728) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


MyBB is vulnerable to SQL injection. A remote attacker could send specially-crafted SQL statements to the moderation.php script using the do_mergeposts, allreports, or do_multimovethreads parameters which could allow the attacker to view, add, modify or delete information in the back-end database.


Base Score: 7.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
Temporal Score: 6.5
  Exploitability: High
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Data Manipulation


Upgrade to the latest version of MyBB (1.2.11 or later), available from the MyBB Web site. See References.


  • BugTraq Mailing List, Wed Jan 16 2008 - 14:19:44 CST : [waraxe-2008-SA#062] - Multiple Sql Injections in MyBB 1.2.10.
  • MyBB Web site: MyBB.
  • BID-27323: MyBB 'moderation.php' Multiple SQL Injection Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2008-0383: Multiple SQL injection vulnerabilities in MyBB 1.2.10 and earlier allow remote moderators and administrators to execute arbitrary SQL commands via (1) the mergepost parameter in a do_mergeposts action, (2) rid parameter in an allreports action, or (3) threads parameter in a do_multimovethreads action to (a) moderation.php; or (4) gid parameter to (b) admin/usergroups.php.
  • SA28509: MyBB PHP Code Execution and SQL Injection Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • MyBB MyBB 1.2.10


Jan 16, 2008

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