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Re: XSS phpBB 2.0.21 in administration
From: "Jessica Hope" <jessicasaulhope () googlemail com>
Date: Sat, 15 Jul 2006 21:48:56 +0100

I never quite get what the point of these reports are. Unless I'm
mistaken, in order to do *any* of those XSS attacks, you have to be an
admin already. At which point the attacks become pointless (as why XSS
when you can just nab a backup of their database?)

Are you going to go to, say, vB's style editor next and say "OMG you
can put XSS in it?!"

Here's a little secret, database restore options on any forum package
out there allows you to execute any SQL you wish! You just need to be
an admin to do it.

Pointless.

Jessica


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