Executive Summary

Name CVE-2002-1707 First vendor Publication 2002-12-31
Vendor Cve Last vendor Modification 2017-07-11

Security-Database Scoring CVSS v3

Cvss vector : N/A
Overall CVSS Score NA
Base Score NA Environmental Score NA
impact SubScore NA Temporal Score NA
Exploitabality Sub Score NA
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Security-Database Scoring CVSS v2

Cvss vector : (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Cvss Base Score 5 Attack Range Network
Cvss Impact Score 2.9 Attack Complexity Low
Cvss Expoit Score 10 Authentication None Required
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install.php in phpBB 2.0 through 2.0.1, when "allow_url_fopen" and "register_globals" variables are set to "on", allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code by modifying the phpbb_root_dir parameter to reference a URL on a remote web server that contains the code.

Original Source

Url : http://cve.mitre.org/cgi-bin/cvename.cgi?name=CVE-2002-1707

CAPEC : Common Attack Pattern Enumeration & Classification

Id Name
CAPEC-193 PHP Remote File Inclusion

CWE : Common Weakness Enumeration

% Id Name

CPE : Common Platform Enumeration

Application 6

Open Source Vulnerability Database (OSVDB)

Id Description
4280 phpBB install.php phpbb_root_dir Remote File Inclusion

phpBB contains a flaw that allows a remote attacker to call an arbitrary external file. The issue is due to "install.php" script not properly validating the "phpbb_root_dir" variable. If an attacker specifies a malicious external file, the contents will be processed by phpBB and allow the execution of arbitrary commands.

Sources (Detail)

Source Url
BID http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/5038
BUGTRAQ http://online.securityfocus.com/archive/1/277318
XF https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/9370

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2021-05-04 12:01:51
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2021-04-22 01:01:58
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2020-05-23 00:15:11
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2017-07-11 12:01:12
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2013-05-11 12:14:04
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