DeluxeBB deluxe/posting.php templatefolder privileges management

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in DeluxeBB (Forum Software) (affected version not known). This issue affects some unknown functionality of the file deluxe/posting.php. The manipulation of the argument templatefolder with an unknown input leads to a privileges management vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-269. The product does not properly assign, modify, track, or check privileges for an actor, creating an unintended sphere of control for that actor. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 05/26/2006. The weakness was disclosed 06/14/2006 by Andreas Sandblad (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2006-2914 since 06/08/2006. The exploitation is known to be difficult. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Technical details as well as a public exploit are known. The attack technique deployed by this issue is T1068 according to MITRE ATT&CK.

After even before and not, there has been an exploit disclosed. The exploit is available at It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 19 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $0-$5k. By approaching the search of inurl:deluxe/posting.php it is possible to find vulnerable targets with Google Hacking.

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





CPE 2.3info

CPE 2.2info


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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.6
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.3

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Class: Privileges management
CWE: CWE-269 / CWE-266

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept
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05/26/2006 🔍
06/08/2006 +13 days 🔍
06/14/2006 +6 days 🔍
06/14/2006 +0 days 🔍
06/14/2006 +0 days 🔍
06/15/2006 +0 days 🔍
06/23/2006 +8 days 🔍
05/08/2016 +3607 days 🔍
07/30/2022 +2274 days 🔍


Researcher: Andreas Sandblad
Status: Not defined

CVE: CVE-2006-2914 (🔍)
X-Force: 27090
SecurityTracker: 1016309
SecurityFocus: 18455 - DeluxeBB Multiple Remote File Include Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 20152
OSVDB: 26459 - DeluxeBB deluxe/posting.php templatefolder Parameter Remote File Inclusion
Vupen: ADV-2006-2347

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Created: 05/08/2016 07:45 PM
Updated: 07/30/2022 07:59 PM
Changes: 05/08/2016 07:45 PM (58), 12/11/2018 09:40 AM (5), 07/30/2022 07:51 PM (4), 07/30/2022 07:59 PM (1)
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