[mythtv-users] pcHDTV.com defaced AGAIN

Tom Hughes tom at compton.nu
Wed Dec 22 14:42:50 UTC 2004

In message <41C9855D.8090303 at ties.org>
        Doug Larrick <doug at ties.org> wrote:

> Geoff Scott wrote:
>> As a postscript to this, a worm is hitting the phpBB forum
>> software. It uses google to find targets.  pcHDTV.com was vulnerable
>> because
>> google has them indexed (google search "powered by phpBB
>> site:pchdtv.com" to see how the worm found them).  The "13" means it's
>> the 13th infection of that particular instance of the worm.
> Is there a fix for the phpBB software?  pcHDTV.com is defaced yet
> again this morning...

The fix is to upgrade php itself to a non-vulnerable version I believe.

Google are supposed to have blocked the search that the worm was using
to spread itself though.


Tom Hughes (tom at compton.nu)

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