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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


MyBB (aka MyBulletinBoard) before 1.4.12 does not properly handle a configuration with a visible forum that contains hidden threads, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information by reading the Latest Threads block of the Portal Page.

  • LOW
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published