CVE-2014-9574 (fluxbb)

National Cyber Awareness System

Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-9574

Original release date: 02/03/2015

Last revised: 02/03/2015



Directory traversal vulnerability in install.php in FluxBB before 1.5.8 allows remote attackers to include and execute arbitrary local install.php files via a .. (dot dot) in the install_lang parameter.


CVSS Severity (version 2.0):

Impact Subscore: 10.0

Exploitability Subscore: 8.6

CVSS Version 2 Metrics:

Access Vector: Network exploitable

Access Complexity: Medium

Authentication: Not required to exploit

Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM


Type: Advisory

External Source: XF

Name: fluxbb-cve20149574-file-include(100506)

External Source: MISC


Vulnerable software and versions

+ Configuration 1
+ OR
* cpe:/a:fluxbb:fluxbb:1.5.7 and previous versions

Technical Details

Change History 1 change record found – show changes


Quality Assurance – 2/3/2015 10:43:05 PM
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