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phpBB <= 2.0.17 exploit code in the wild
It's an early holiday gift for phpBB admins all over the world.  Exploit code affecting phpBB version 2.0.17 and previous has been made public.  The targeted vulnerability was announced on Halloween, and updates have been available since then.

I predict we'll be seeing profile.php probes appear in your web logs right along with the awstats and xml-rpc attacks that you've been getting.
Kevin Liston

292 Posts
ISC Handler
Dec 25th 2005

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