Security Archive – Case Study: phpbb.com Compromised

I'm looking at the options now for starting a new forum, and I wondered if phpBB is still as easy as before to hack? Do not link the Phpbb Component! Hi, there are a few factual mistakes in the write-up.

To test the functionality of the script image, let's create an HTML test page with opening and body tags. Click for a picture. After searching around using the shell I came across the Blog settings: It all started on Jan 14th when I was surfing milw0rm and came across this exploit: You only know what you know and - you don't know what you don't know!

Very impressive article.

phpBB 3 - 'memberlist.php' SQL Injection

Run the script from your browser and then delete it. Make sure that it is, and make sure that it's a properly formatted. As about level 1 - 9 topics, that's completely custom on each forum. That is the exploit the hacker used.

In order to test JavaScript functionality, we might use a sample string such as the one below.

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Oh, by the way, I didn't mean whiny in the traditional sense. Male Location: Fri Oct 14, 8: Like I said, he found out the hash code was f51ee61fe7a83fdfbced and he uploaded his avtaar there so that he could get access to the administrative privileges. So, the "hacker" will type in Bobs site, and it'll do something as such: I'm not good with website hacking at all. Nevermind, I guess you're not a skiddie, but even lower, which I thought was next to impossible.

You have to host it somewhere, then post a link here for example and if someone clicks on it, then it would log the cookie from this site.

Please send me a PM with your needs. But even if not, you'll be able to host your own web page that sources scripts from other pages, and if those scripts try to access cookies from the domain they're hosted on, they'll be granted access.

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These signatures are followed by data which corresponds to the arrangement and coloring of pixels in the image. You should register the user before using this by Kutas, kutas mail Thu Oct 13, This vulnerability is old as shit, and anyone who cares has updated already. Hipposaver Advanced Member Members posts Reputation: However, the guy responsible for the phpBB compromise did a blog post releasing a plethora of details, succinctly outlining what and why he did it.

If you still think my advice sucks, and that I'm a jerk, then whatever. I used Firefox 54 for the demonstration. I'm not asking people to do it for me, but I just want to know what direction I should go in first.

How PHPBB Site was Hacked and How You Can Prevent it

This is usually something like a "Start of Image" marker, a sequence or number which indicates what is going to follow it. If the image is going to be uploaded as an avatar or profile picture on a website, we should make sure both that it isn't too large of a file, nor that its resolution exceeds the maximum size.

I would also try renaming the file and the filename reference within the HTML from "script. In the list of authentication methods, choose the one named "Joomla 15".