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MyBB Disclosure of Table Prefix Weakness

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Release Date:  2006-01-23    Last Update:  2006-02-01    Views:  9,947

Secunia Advisory SA18577

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Exposure of system information

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


imei has discovered a weakness in MyBB, which can be exploited by malicious people to disclose system information.

The problem is that SQL error messages are returned to the user. This can be exploited to disclose the configured table prefix via a specially crafted search request.

Example:
http://[victim]/search.php?s=de1aaf9b&action=do_search&keywords=a&srchtype=3

The weakness has been confirmed in version 1.02. Other versions may also be affected.


Solution:
Update to version 1.03.

Further details available to Secunia VIM customers

Provided and/or discovered by:
imei

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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Please provide information about patches, mitigating factors, new versions, exploits, faulty patches, links, and other relevant data by posting comments to this Advisory. You can also send this information to vuln@secunia.com

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