Intrusion Prevention


It indicates a potentially malicious attempt to access the file of WWWBoard.

WWWBoard is a web message board package. There exists a vulnerability in WWWBoard that allows attackers to access the password file from anywhere on the internet.

Affected Products

Any unprotected Matt Wright WWWBoard 2.0 Alpha 2 is vulnerable to the attack.


Attackers can download the password file and gain full control over the victim system.

Recommended Actions

Apply appropriate patches or Upgrade the system to the latest non-vulnerable version.

Block the access to from external network.

CVE References