MyBB inc/init.php inc/initphp privileges management

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A vulnerability was found in MyBB (Content Management System) (version unknown). It has been classified as critical. Affected is some unknown processing of the file inc/init.php. The manipulation of the argument inc/initphp with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-269. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was released 04/18/2006 by imei addmimistrator (Website). The advisory is shared for download at The attack needs to be approached locally. Required for exploitation is a authentication. Technical details and a exploit are known. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 04/30/2019).

After before and not just, there has been an exploit disclosed. It is declared as proof-of-concept.

There is no information about possible countermeasures known. It may be suggested to replace the affected object with an alternative product.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (25865) and Secunia (SA19668). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 29777 and 29776.




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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.0

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.0
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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Researcher: imei addmimistrator
Status: Not defined
Secunia: 19668 - MyBB Cross-Site Scripting and Variable Manipulation Vulnerabilities, Moderately Critical
X-Force: 25865
OSVDB: 24711 - MyBulletinBoard (MyBB) inc/init.php Variable Overwrite

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Created: 05/07/2016 05:45 PM
Updated: 04/30/2019 09:31 AM
Changes: (2) advisory_person_name source_secunia_date
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