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Guppy Request Header Injection Vulnerabilities

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for request header injection vulnerabilities in Guppy

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP script that permits for
arbitrary code execution and cross-site scripting attacks.

Description :

The remote host is running Guppy, a CMS written in PHP.

The remote version of this software does not properly sanitize input
to the Referer and User-Agent HTTP headers before using it in the
'error.php' script. A malicious user can exploit this flaw to inject
arbitrary script and HTML code into a user's browser or, if PHP's
'magic_quotes_gpc' seting is disabled, PHP code to be executed on the
remote host subject to the rights of the web server user id.

See also :

http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2005/1639

Solution :

Upgrade to Guppy version 4.5.4 or later.

Network Security Threat Level:

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
(AV:R/AC:H/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 14753

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: (C) 2005 Josh Zlatin-Amishav

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