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Mambo Code injection Vulnerability

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Detect mambo code injection vuln

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that is affected by a
remote file include vulnerability.

Description :

There is a flaw in the installed version of Mambo Open Source that may
permit a possible hacker to execute arbitrary remote PHP code on this host
because it fails to sanitize input to the 'mosConfig_absolute_path' of
'modules/mod_mainmenu.php' before using it to include PHP code from
another file.

Note that, for exploitation of this issue to be successful, PHP's
'register_globals' setting must be enabled.

See also :

http://archives.neohapsis.com/archives/bugtraq/2004-01/0141.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?472f1d6d

Solution :

Upgrade to Mambo Open Source 4.5 Stable (1.0.2) 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: 9445

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2004-2006 Tenable Network Security

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