IP.Board 3.3.x & 3.4.x – Messenger Directories Input Validation Failure Vulnerability

Product Description:

Invision Power Board (abbreviated IPB, IP.Board or IP Board) is an Internet forum software produced by Invision Power Services, Inc. It is written in PHP and primarily uses MySQL as a database management system, although support for other database engines is available.

Vulnerability Discussion:

Due to an input validation failure, it is possible for a malicious user to remove / add any message directory belonging to another user.

Vendor Contact Timeline:

2015-04-23: Vendor contacted via email.
2015-04-24: Vendor confirms vulnerability.
2015-05-01: Vendor issues patches.
2015-05-01: RACK911 Labs issues security advisory.

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