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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Checks for multiple vulnerabilities in ModernBill 4.3.0 and older
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote web server contains a PHP application that suffers from
The version of ModernBill installed on the remote host is subject to
multiple vulnerabilities :
- A Remote File Include Vulnerability
The application fails to sanitize the parameter 'DIR' before
using it in the script 'news.php'. A possible hacker can exploit
this flaw to browse or execute arbitrary files on the remote
host. Further, if PHP's 'permit_url_fopen' setting is enabled,
files to be executed can even come from a web server
under the attacker's control.
- Multiple Cross-Site Scripting Vulnerabilities
A possible hacker can inject arbitrary HTML and script code via the
parameters 'c_code' and 'aid' in the script 'orderwiz.php' in
order to steal cookie-based authentication credentials for
the remote host or launch other such attacks.
See also :
Upgrade to ModernBill 4.3.1 or later.
Network Security Threat Level:
Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6
Networks Security ID: 13086, 13087, 13089
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2005-2006 Tenable Network Security
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