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From: nullbyte (nullbyteinetd-secure.net)
Date: Mon Mar 18 2002 - 10:47:34 CST

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    phpBB2 is vulnerable to remote execution command

    All *nix running phpBB2 versoion 2.0.

    Bug could be found at "phpBB2 root path" which is allowed remote attacker
    to execute any command remotely.
    The vulnerability of this attack start with
    '/phpBB2/includes/db.php?phpbb_root_path=' but some backdoor server
    are needed to launch the attack.

    I did not look further into this bug.
    It is tested on most *nix systems running phpBB2 version 2.0. Probably all

    Bug was found by pokley and nullbyte