pforum 1.14 and earlier does not explicitly enable PHP magic quotes, which allows remote attackers to bypass authentication and gain administrator privileges via an SQL injection attack when the PHP server is not configured to use magic quotes by default.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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20020216 pforum: mysql-injection-bug
Advisory; Patch Information; Exploit
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