MyBB 1.6 <= SQL Injection Vulnerability
Potential SQL Injection vulnerability was detected in MyBB.
2. APPLICATION DESCRIPTION
MyBB is a free bulletin board system software package developed by the MyBB Group.
It's supposed to be developed from XMB and DevBB bulletin board applications.
3. VULNERABILITY DESCRIPTION
The "keywords" parameter was not properly sanitized in /private.php and /search.php which leads to SQL Injection vulnerability. Full exploitation possibility is probably mitigated by clean_keywords and clean_keywords_ft functions in inc/functions_search.php.
4. VERSIONS AFFECTED
MyBB 1.6 and lower
Upgrade to 1.6.1
MyBB Development Team
This vulnerability was discovered by Aung Khant, http://yehg.net, YGN Ethical Hacker Group, Myanmar.
9. DISCLOSURE TIME-LINE
2010-12-09: notified vendor
2010-12-15: vendor released fixed version
2010-12-24: vulnerability disclosed
Original Advisory URL: http://yehg.net/lab/pr0js/advisories/[mybb1.6]_sql_injection
About MyBB: http://www.mybb.com/about/mybb