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Old 01-08-2014, 12:08 PM   #1
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Opensuse forums defaced running vbulletin 4.2.1, is LQ vbulletin 3.8.8 vulnerable ?


A cracker defaced the opensuse forums which are running vbulletin 4.2.1:
http://linux.slashdot.org/story/14/0...dresses-leaked

It appears that the fix is found only in vbulletin 5.0.5. So my question is, is LQ, running vbulletin 3.8.8 Beta 1 vulnerable ?
 
Old 01-08-2014, 12:29 PM   #2
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We're running the latest version of the branch we're currently on, but as a 0day was used here there is no way to know for sure if LQ is vulnerable. As always, we'll continue to monitor the situation and will remain vigilant with updates.

--jeremy
 
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Old 01-08-2014, 01:46 PM   #3
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Also the opensuse forum is under the control of Novel and NOT the opensuse community

so any decision was/is done by corporate and not the forum admins .
 
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Old 01-08-2014, 03:52 PM   #4
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I guess this is a question to Jeremy - Any plans of moving over to open source bulletin board solutions, like phpbb? Just curious!
 
Old 01-08-2014, 04:37 PM   #5
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We have no specific plans to switch platforms at this time.

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