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Vulnerability Assessment Details

Informix traversal

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
/ifx/?LO=../../../file

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The Web DataBlade modules for Informix
SQL permits a possible hacker to read arbitrary files on
the remote system by sending a specially crafted
request, like :

GET /ifx/?LO=../../../../file

Solution : Disable this module
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 3575

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2001 Renaud Deraison

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