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Vulnerability Assessment Details

MPM Guestbook file reading

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Acertains MPM Guestbook is installed

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

The remote host is running MPM Guestbook, a guestbook application written
in PHP.

There is a flaw in this version which permits a possible hacker to read
arbitrary files on the remote host or to execute arbitrary PHP commands
on the remote host by including files hosted on a third-party server.

Solution : None at this time - disable this CGI
Network Security Threat Level: High

Networks Security ID: 12266

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

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