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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2005-4346

Original release date: 12/18/2005
Last revised: 09/20/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Invalid SQL syntax error in blog.php in phpBB Blog 2.2.2 and earlier allows remote attackers to obtain the full path of the application via an invalid permalink parameter to index.php, which produces an invalid SQL query that leaks the full pathname in a SQL syntax error message. NOTE: this was originally claimed to be SQL injection, but a cleansing step strips all non-digit characters and leaves an empty permalink argument, which leads to the syntax error.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
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

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External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.outshine.com/forums/viewtopic.php?t=308
External Source: OSVDB
Name: 21565
External Source: MISC
Name: http://pridels0.blogspot.com/2005/12/phpbb-blog-222-sql-inj-vuln.html
External Source: XF
Name: phpbbblog-permalink-sql-injection(23495)

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