[nycphp-talk] php bulletin boards

Steve Manes smanes at
Mon Jan 3 17:58:50 EST 2005

Yury Rush wrote:
> Hi -- there was an exploit a few weeks ago that affected phpBB boards..
> thousands were hacked via a worm that found phpBB sites using google's
> search..

That exploit is actually a bug in PHP's unserialize(), not PHPBB.

There are several exploits in 4.3.9 and 5.0.2:

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