The versions listed below are known to be affected by this issue. If you are using one of those versions, you should update to a newer release that has no known vulnerabilities.
Common Name Balloon Vulnerability VWE-ID VWE-2016-2039 Related Report None Severity Extreme Exploit Difficulty EASY Platform Affects all platforms supported by the vulnerable versions. Description Denial of Service amplification.
Discovered January 13, 2016 Resolved January 21, 2016 Patches Available 4.0.8 Patch Level 1
4.0.7 Patch Level 2
4.0.6 Patch Level 5
4.0.5 Patch Level 5
4.0.4 Patch Level 5
4.0.3 Patch Level 5
4.0.2 Patch Level 8
4.0.1 Patch Level 11
Workaround In your forum software's BB-Code Manager, disable parsing of the WIKI BB-Code and prefix-related BB-Codes for both wiki pages and regular message content.
Sub-Categories of VWE-2016-2039