PHP remote file inclusion vulnerability in viewtopic.php in phpBB 2.0.15 and earlier allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary PHP code.
Published 2005-07-05 04:00:00
Updated 2016-10-18 03:24:56
Source MITRE
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Vulnerability category: File inclusion

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2005-2086

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 95 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

Metasploit modules for CVE-2005-2086

  • phpBB viewtopic.php Arbitrary Code Execution
    Disclosure Date: 2004-11-12
    First seen: 2020-04-26
    This module exploits two arbitrary PHP code execution flaws in the phpBB forum system. The problem is that the 'highlight' parameter in the 'viewtopic.php' script is not verified properly and will allow an attacker to inject arbitrary code via preg_replace().

CVSS scores for CVE-2005-2086

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Products affected by CVE-2005-2086

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