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Rule:

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Sid:
2135

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Summary:
This event is generated when a remote user attempts to access philboard.mdb on a web server port on an internal server. This may indicate an attempt to exploit a vulnerability in the default installation of Philboard bulletin board software, where the Philboard Access database is accessible to the Internet.

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Impact:
Information gathering, possible administrative access to the bulletin board.

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Detailed Information:
By default, Philboard installs the Access database file to database/philboard.mdb on the web server. Without authentication, an attacker can download this file to access Philboard bulletin board user names, passwords, and message archives.

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Affected Systems:
Any server running Philboard 1.x.

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Attack Scenarios:
An attacker can download the Philboard database, which will allow them to access Philboard user names, passwords, and message archives.

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Ease of Attack:
Simple.

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False Positives:
None known.

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False Negatives:
None known.

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Corrective Action:
Move philboard.mdb to an inaccessible location and/or add security permissions to the directory in which it resides.

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Contributors:
Sourcefire Research Team
Brian Caswell <bmc@sourcefire.com>
Sourcefire Technical Publications Team
Jen Harvey <jennifer.harvey@sourcefire.com>

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Additional References:

Secunia
http://www.secunia.com/advisories/8898/


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