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Vulnerability Assessment Details

GForge Information Disclosure

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for a flaw in GForge

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running GForge, a CVS repository browser written
in PHP.

The remote version of this software is vulnerable to an information disclosure
vulnerability.

By supplying a malformed parameter to the scripts 'controller.php' and 'controlleroo.php',
a possible hacker may force the remote CGI to disclose the content of arbitrary directories
stored on the remote host.

Solution: Upgrade to GForge 4.0.0 or newer
Network Security Threat Level: Medium

Networks Security ID: 12318

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005 Tenable Network Security

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