[mythtv-users] pcHDTV.com defaced AGAIN

Geoff Scott geoff.scott.mail at gmail.com
Wed Dec 22 16:35:32 UTC 2004

On Wed, 22 Dec 2004 09:31:57 -0500, Doug Larrick 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...
> -Doug

Wow, up to 21.

Upgrade to phpBB 2.0.11.  Upgrade PHP to 4.3.10 (or 5..0.3, but phpBB
won't run under php5 w/o modifications per info from phpBB).

FYI - NMap archive of Bugtraq posting of the worm.

Someone has coded a scripit kiddie...how quaint.


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