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Date: Sun, 05 May 2013 00:37:25 -0600
From: Kurt Seifried <kseifried@...hat.com>
To: oss-security@...ts.openwall.com
CC: John Lightsey <john@...nuts.net>
Subject: Re: CVE Request: YaBB 2.5.2 and earlier arbitrary
 code execution

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On 05/04/2013 04:22 PM, John Lightsey wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> 
> Yet another Bulletin Board (YaBB) 2.5.2 and earlier allow arbitrary
> code execution through a combination of file uploads with
> predictable locations and unsanitized use of the "guestlanguage"
> cookie in file paths.
> 
> This problem is similar to CVE-2007-3295.
> 
> 
> References:
> 
> http://www.yabbforum.com/community/YaBB.pl?num=1367511332
> 
> http://www.carsten-dalgaard.dk/cgi-bin/yabb2/YaBB.pl?num=1367511256
>
> 
> 
> The vulnerability can be mitigated by setting the
> $enable_guestlanguage variable to 0 in the YaBB configuration or
> applying the patch provided in the links.

Please use CVE-2013-2057 for this issue.

- -- 
Kurt Seifried Red Hat Security Response Team (SRT)
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