DescriptionThe search function in phpBB 2.x provides a search_id value that leaks the state of PHP's PRNG, which allows remote attackers to obtain potentially sensitive information, as demonstrated by a cross-application attack against WordPress, a different vulnerability than CVE-2006-0632.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, GitHub advisories/code/issues, web search, more)
Debian Bugs500086

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
phpbb3source(unstable)(not affected)


[etch] - phpbb2 <no-dsa> (Minor issue)
- phpbb3 <not-affected> (vulnerable code not present)
this is actually a bug in the seeding by PHP, not phpBB per se, but
fixing it nonetheless as a workaround.

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