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Date: Wed, 19 May 2010 19:30:21 +0200
From: "Thijs Kinkhorst" <thijs@...ian.org>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
Subject: Re: CVE request: phpbb 3.0.7 and before 3.0.5

On Tue, May 18, 2010 21:19, Josh Bressers wrote:
> ----- "Steven M. Christey" <coley@...us.mitre.org> wrote:
> [...]
>>
>> So this could use a CVE, too.  At worst it's a signal to consumers that
>> they need to patch, even if the developer isn't clearly explaining why.
>>
>> Not much different than your typical Linux kernel bug, actually :-/
>>
>> - Steve
>
> Here goes:
>
>     http://www.phpbb.com/community/viewtopic.php?f=14&p=9764445
>     # [Sec] Only use forum id supplied for posting if global announcement
>       detected. (Reported by nickvergessen)
>
> CVE-2010-1630 phpbb 3.0.5 unspecified flaw

At least I could find this patch. It seems to ensure that the used forum
ID is actually the forum where the posting being edited is part of. Still,
I'm not sure what hole this would fix.

http://github.com/phpbb/phpbb3/commit/4ea3402f9363c9259881bc8ea6ce7fc6cb212657


cheers,
Thijs

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