|Description||usercp_register.php in phpBB 2.0.17 allows remote attackers to modify regular expressions and execute PHP code via the signature_bbcode_uid parameter, as demonstrated by injecting an "e" modifier into a preg_replace statement.|
|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.
Remote code execution may be possible, especially in conjunction
with PHP bugs.