[UNIX] SimpleBBS Stores Database with Insufficient Permissions Settings
From: email@example.com To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: 10 Mar 2003 15:13:56 +0200
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SimpleBBS Stores Database with Insufficient Permissions Settings
<http://www.simplemedia.org/> SimpleBBS is an "opensource bulletin board
system. Owner of forum has full access to - for example - add new forums,
remove topics, and edit graphics of forum - and best of all - easily!
Users can leave messages and reply to other topics, or even upload own
avatar to be shown under his/her name". Lack of adequate permission
settings on the users.php file (the file acting as a user's database)
allows a remote attacker to retrieve it.
* SimpleBBS version 1.0.6
* SimpleBBS version 1.0.7
By accessing the following URL:
It is possible to retrieve a long list of items with a similar syntax to:
ID|||username|||password|||description|||email|| || || || ||| || || ||
As you can see, the second property is the password (the password itself
is MD5 protected).
The information has been provided by <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> flur.
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