Multiple vulnerabilities in Phorum


Phorum contains multiple vulnerabilities.

Phorum is a message board software. Phorum contains cross-site request forgery and cross-site scripting vulnerabilities.

Daiki Fukumori of Cyber Defense Institute, Inc. reported this vulnerability to IPA.
JPCERT/CC coordinated with the developer under Information Security Early Warning Partnership.
CVSS Severity (What is CVSS?)

CVSS V2 Severity:
Base Metrics 2.6 (Low) [IPA Score]
  • Access Vector: Network
  • Access Complexity: High
  • Authentication: None
  • Confidentiality Impact: None
  • Integrity Impact: Partial
  • Availability Impact: None
Affected Products

  • Phorum versions prior to 5.2.16


An arbitrary file may be uploaded or an arbitrary script may be executed on the web browser of a user that is logged in.

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Vendor Information

CWE (What is CWE?)

  1. Cross-Site Request Forgery(CWE-352) [IPA Evaluation]
  2. Cross-site Scripting(CWE-79) [IPA Evaluation]
CVE (What is CVE?)

  1. CVE-2011-3381
  2. CVE-2011-3382

  1. JVN : JVN#71435255
  2. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2011-3381
  3. National Vulnerability Database (NVD) : CVE-2011-3382
Revision History

  • [2011/09/02]
      Web page published