MegaBBS Discloses Private Messages to Other Users
SecurityTracker Alert ID: 1015452|
SecurityTracker URL: http://securitytracker.com/id/1015452
(Links to External Site)
Date: Jan 9 2006
Disclosure of user information|
Fix Available: Yes Vendor Confirmed: Yes Exploit Included: Yes |
Version(s): 2.1 and prior|
Hamid Ebadi reported a vulnerability in MegaBBS. A remote user can read the private messages of other users.|
A remote user can exploit a flaw in the 'send-private-message.asp' function to view private messages belonging to other users by modifying the 'replyid' value.
A demonstration exploit URL is provided:
A remote user can view the private messages of another user.|
The vendor has issued a fix, available at:|
Vendor URL: www.pd9soft.com/megabbs-support/index.asp (Links to External Site)
Access control error|
|Underlying OS: Windows (Any)|
Source Message Contents
Date: Sat, 7 Jan 2006 20:06:23 -0800 (PST)|
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The information has been provided by Hamid Ebadi
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The original article can be found
MegaBBS 2.1 and below
A bug in the send-private-message funcationality has
been discovered that may disclose other members
you can change replyid value and read other users
patch & advisory
and update "send-private-message.asp"
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