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Vulnerability Assessment Details

EasyWeb FileManager Directory Traversal

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains if EasyWeb FileManager is present

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running a version of the EasyWeb FileManager module
which is vulnerable to a directory traversal attack.

A possible hacker may use this flaw to read arbitrary files on the remote server
by sending malformed requests like :


*** This might be a false positive, since a possible hacker would need credentials
*** to exploit this flaw

Solution : Upgrade to the latest version of this module
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 10792

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004 Tenable Network Security

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