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BasiliX Attachment Disclosure Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for attachment disclosure vulnerability in BasiliX

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a series of PHP scripts that are prone to
information disclosure.

Description :

The remote host appears to be running a BasiliX version 1.1.0 or lower.
Such versions save attachments by default under '/tmp/BasiliX', which is
world-readable and apparently never emptied by BasiliX itself. As a
result, anyone with shell access on the affected system or who can place
CGI files on it can access attachments uploaded to BasiliX.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/vulnwatch/2002-q2/0117.html

Solution :

Upgrade to BasiliX version 1.1.1 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Low / CVSS Base Score : 2
(AV:L/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:N/I:N/B:C)

Networks Security ID: 5065

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 George A. Theall

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