phpBB 2.0.19 and earlier allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (application crash) by (1) registering many users through profile.php or (2) using search.php to search in a certain way that confuses the database.
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
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 disruption of service
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20060125 HYSA-2006-001 phpBB 2.0.19 search.php and profile.php DOS Vulnerability