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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks whether DocuWiki dwpage.php is accessible via http
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote web server contains a PHP script that should be removed or
The remote host is running DokuWiki, an open-source wiki application
written in PHP.
The installed version of DokuWiki includes a script, 'bin/dwpage.php',
that is intended as a commandline tool for modifying pages. By
accessing it through the web, an unauthenticated remote attacker can
abuse it to view local files and even execute arbitrary code, both
subject to the rights of the web server user id.
See also :
Limit access to DokuWiki's 'bin' directory using, say, a .htaccess
file or remove the affected script.
Network Security Threat Level:
High / CVSS Base Score : 7
Networks Security ID: 19911
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2007 Tenable Network Security
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