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7PK - Security Features


Severity Medium
Score 5.3/10


phpMyFAQ 2.9.0-alpha and versions before 2.8.13 allows remote attackers to bypass the CAPTCHA protection mechanism by replaying the request.

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CWE-254 - Security Features

Security features are integrated into the application infrastructure to protect its resources and the trusted environment against a known exploit, threat, or vulnerability. However, flawed, disabled, or absent security features expose the application to a variety of attacks. This is a multidimensional vulnerability with broad potential impact. It can lead to defacement, confidentiality compromise, system takeover, etc.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published