|Description||phpBB 2.0.17 and earlier allows remote attackers to bypass protection mechanisms that deregister global variables by setting both a GET/POST/COOKIE (GPC) variable and a GLOBALS variable with the same name, which causes phpBB to unset the GLOBALS variable but not the GPC variable.|
|Source||CVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)|
|NVD severity||high (attack range: remote)|
|Debian Bugs||336582, 336587|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.