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Beehive - SQL Injection Vulnerability in Beehive Forum Software
SYMSA-2007-014: SQL Injection Vulnerability in Beehive Forum Software
SYMSA-2007-014: SQL Injection Vulnerability in Beehive Forum Software

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                     Symantec Vulnerability Research=0D 
                           Security Advisory=0D
   Advisory  ID:  SYMSA-2007-014=0D
 Advisory Title:  SQL Injection Vulnerability in Beehive Forum=0D
         Author:  Nick Bennett=0D
Robert Brown / 
   Release Date:  28-11-2007=0D
    Application:  Beehive Forum 0.7.1 (earlier versions also=0D
       Platform:  All supported=0D
       Severity:  Remotely exploitable / Information Disclosure=0D
  Vendor status:  Updated Application Versions Available=0D
     CVE Number:  CVE-2007-6014=0D
  Beehive Forum is an open source web based forum application=0D
  written in PHP.  A vulnerability exists in the Beehive Forum=0D
  software that could allow a remote user to execute SQL injection=0D
  attacks. These attacks could compromise sensitive data including=0D
  usernames and passwords for the Beehive application. Arbitrary=0D
  data from other applications hosted on the same server could also=0D
  be compromised, depending on the configuration of MySQL.=0D
  This vulnerability exists because of a failure in the application=0D
  to properly sanitize user input for the variable "t_dedupe". This=0D
  variable is accepted as input in the page "post.php". The value of=0D
  this variable is then included in an SQL statement which is=0D
executed with the PHP function "@mysql_query". This function is=0D 
  specifically designed to mitigate the effects of an SQL injection=0D
  attack by not allowing multiple SQL statements in one call.=0D
  However, it is  still possible to manipluate the SQL statement=0D
  through the "t_dedupe" variable to obtain arbitrary data from=0D
  the database.=0D
Vendor Response:=0D
  There is a security vulnerability in Beehive Forum that could=0D
  allow for user logon and password MD5 hash disclosure.=0D
  This vulnerability has been fixed in the latest release of the=0D
  product, Beehive Forum 0.8. It is recommend all users immediately=0D
  obtain the newest version of Beehive Forum to protect against=0D
  this threat.=0D
  Project Beehive Forum is available for download from the project=0D
website at 
  If there are any further questions about this statement, please=0D
  contact a member of the development team.=0D
  It is recommend all users immediately obtain the newest version of=0D
  Beehive Forum to protect against this threat.  Project Beehive=0D
  Forum is available for download from the project website at=0D 
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inclusion in the CVE list (, which standardizes=0D 
names for security problems.=0D
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