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 Blabbermouth Vulnerability VWE-ID VWE-2016-2081 Related Report None Severity MINOR Exploit Difficulty EASY Platform Affects all platforms supported by the vulnerable versions. Description Permissions escalation (of view permissions). Does not affect Lite versions.
Discovered January 30, 2016 Resolved February 9, 2016 Patches Available 4.0.8 Patch Level 2
4.0.7 Patch Level 3
4.0.6 Patch Level 6
4.0.5 Patch Level 6
4.0.4 Patch Level 6
4.0.3 Patch Level 6
4.0.2 Patch Level 9
Workaround In your forum software's BB-Code Manager, disable parsing of the BB-Code with unique identifier "vw_widget_tag," "vw_forumindex_tag," "vw_bookindex_tag," and "vw_showthreads_tag."
Sub-Categories of VWE-2016-2081