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Old 08-28-2013, 06:38 AM
snakeair snakeair is offline
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Potential vBulletin Exploit (4.1+ and 5+)

Read this vBulletin Admin's.

The vBulletin team just posted a pre disclosure warning on their announcements forum about a possible exploit on VBulletin 4.1+ and 5+ versions.

They donít provide much details, except that webmasters need to remove the /install and /core/install from their sites. This is the full message:
Continued at: http://blog.sucuri.net/2013/08/poten...4-1-and-5.html



Old 08-30-2013, 06:11 AM
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Probably has to do with the script not properly locking the /install or /core/install like most forum software does, so any random person could goto somewebsite.com/install and start the installation process effectively terminating your control and your forum.

I know SMF and MyBB both lock their installers, but it's always a good idea to delete the installation part of the script after no matter what forum software you use.
Old 10-11-2013, 04:35 AM
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vBulletin is a train-wreck in terms of security. I would never trust it as a forum software platform. I don't like their business ethics, either. The release tiers are incredibly messy as well.
Old 10-11-2013, 08:08 AM
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Vbulletin has recently updated there version with bug fix's and new features. See the news on there forum.


Start a thread if you wish to discuss about this recent upgrade.
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