PostBoard encoded BBCode tag denial of service

postboard-bbcode-dos (8883) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk


PostBoard is vulnerable to a denial of service attack. A remote attacker could post a message containing malformed BBCode tags, that when encoded to HTML, could cause database corruption or excessive use of memory resources. The server must be restarted to regain normal functionality.


Denial of Service


No remedy available as of September 1, 2014.


Platforms Affected:

  • PostNuke PostBoard 2.0
  • PostNuke PostBoard 2.0.1


Apr 16, 2002

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