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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in PunBB (Forum Software). Affected is some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-94. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Unspecified vulnerability in PunBB before 1.2.19 allows remote attackers to inject arbitrary SMTP commands via unknown vectors.

The weakness was disclosed 07/27/2008 by Stefan Esser (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2008-3335 since 07/27/2008. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

Upgrading to version 1.0.1 eliminates this vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at X-Force (44010). The entries 43393, 45402, 45401 and 45400 are pretty similar.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 8.5

VulDB Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Temp Score: 8.5
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Class: Privilege escalation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Unproven
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: PunBB 1.0.1


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Advisory: [404 Not Found]
Researcher: Stefan Esser
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2008-3335 (🔍)
X-Force: 44010 - PunBB SMTP unspecified command execution
SecurityFocus: 30395 - PunBB Unspecified Arbitrary SMTP Command Injection Vulnerability
Secunia: 31219

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Created: 03/17/2015 12:19 PM
Updated: 09/30/2018 09:19 AM
Changes: (6) vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_av vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ac vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_au vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ci vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ii vulnerability_cvss2_nvd_ai
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