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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Tries to read a local file using Mambo / Joomla components and modules
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote web server contains a PHP application that is prone to
remote file include attacks.
The remote host contains a third-party Mambo / Joomla component or
The version of at least one such component or module installed on the
remote host fails to sanitize input to the 'mosConfig_absolute_path'
parameter before using it to include PHP code. Provided PHP's
'register_globals' setting is enabled, an unauthenticated attacker may
be able to exploit these flaws to view arbitrary files on the remote
host or to execute arbitrary PHP code, possibly taken from third-party
See also :
Disable PHP's 'register_globals' setting or contact the product's
author to see if an upgrade exists.
Network Security Threat Level:
High / CVSS Base Score : 7.0
Networks Security ID: 18705, 18808, 18876, 18919, 18924, 18968, 18991, 19037, 19042, 19044, 19047, 19100, 19217, 19222, 19223, 19224, 19233, 19373, 19465, 19505, 19574, 19581, 19725, 20018, 20667
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006-2007 Tenable Network Security
|MATCHED PAIR 2X Intel Xeon Processor X5675 3.06GHz CPU 6 HEX CORE SLBYL 12M
|DELL POWEREDGE M620 REF E5-2670 2.6GHZ 48GB 2 X 300GB 10K SAS H710
|Dell PowerEdge R510 2x X5660 2.8GHz 6 Core 128GB 12x 300GB 15K SAS PERC H700
|(COMPLETE) HP 1.8Ghz Xeon E5-2650L v3 CPU KIT DL180 G9 763222-L21
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