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PHPBB 2.0.19 Multiple DoS vulnerabilities


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Figured i'd post this so if any of you know someone using phpBB you can warn them.

Program: phpBB

Homepage: http://www.phpbb.com

Vulnerable Versions: All phpBB versions

Risk: High Risk!!

Impact: Multiple DoS Vulnerabilities.

-==phpBB Multiple DoS Vulnerabilities ==-


- Description


phpBB is a high powered, fully scalable, and highly customizable

Open Source bulletin board package. phpBB has a user-friendly

interface, simple and straightforward administration panel, and

helpful FAQ. Based on the powerful PHP server language and your

choice of MySQL, MS-SQL, PostgreSQL or Access/ODBC database servers,

phpBB is the ideal free community solution for all web sites.

- Tested


many forums

- Explotation


profile.php << By registering as many users as you can. The registration has to ve deactived the security code image.

search.php << by searching in a way that the db couln't observe it.

This vulnerability has discovered in the version 2.0.15 but it works in all versions if the security image code is not activ

ated. The exploits used were published some months ago, you can check it out in www.neosecurityteam.net

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