The gen_rand_string function in phpBB 2.0.19 uses insufficiently random data (small value space) to create the activation key ("validation ID") that is sent by e-mail when establishing a password, which makes it easier for remote attackers to obtain the key and modify passwords for existing accounts or create new accounts.
Published 2006-02-10 11:02:00
Updated 2018-10-19 15:45:36
Source MITRE
View at NVD,   CVE.org

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2006-0632

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 0.74%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 79 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2006-0632

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Source
6.4
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:N
10.0
4.9
nvd@nist.gov

References for CVE-2006-0632

Products affected by CVE-2006-0632

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