PBBoard admin.php security bypass
|pbboard-admin-security-bypass (77508)||Medium Risk|
PBBoard could allow a remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, caused by improper validation of access permissions by the admin.php script. By persuading a victim to open a specially-crafted request using the xml_name parameter, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to bypass security restrictions and gain unauthorized access to the vulnerable application.
Apply the patch for this vulnerability 5-8-2012_Security_Patch_PBB, available from the PBBoard Web site. See References.
- HTB23101: Multiple vulnerabilities in PBBoard.
- Packetstorm Security Website: Power Bulletin Board Bypass.
- PBBoard Community Forum Web Site: Security Patch for Poll to PBBoard v2.1.4 - PBBoard Community Forum.
- PBBoard Web Site: PBBoard - Free and Open Source Forum Software.
- BID-54862: PBBoard Authentication Bypass Vulnerability
- BID-54916: PBBoard Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2012-4036: Unrestricted file upload vulnerability in admin.php in PBBoard 2.1.4 allows remote administrators to execute arbitrary PHP code by uploading a file with an executable extension, then accessing it via a direct request to the file in the addons directory. NOTE: this vulnerability can be leveraged by remote attackers using CVE-2012-1216.
- OSVDB ID: 84479: PBBoard admin.php xml_name Parameter Arbitrary PHP Code Execution
- SA50153: PBBoard Multiple Vulnerabilities
- PBBoard PBBoard 2.1.4
Aug 04, 2012
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