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Mambo Global Variables Unauthorized Access

Vulnerability Assessment Summary
Checks for index.php malformed request vulnerability

Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment

Summary :

The remote web server contains a PHP application that permits
unauthorized access to the affected web site.

Description :

The remote version of Mambo Open Source contains a vulnerability which
may permit a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access to the system.
This arises due to improper implementation of global variables and not
sanitizing user-supplied input.

See also :

http://forum.mamboserver.com/showthread.php?t=29960

Solution :

Upgrade to patched version 4.5.1b.

Risk factor:

High / CVSS Base Score : 7
(AV:R/AC:L/Au:NR/C:P/A:P/I:P/B:N)

Networks Security ID: 12436

Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security

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