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Vulnerability Assessment Details
Tries to execute code using PAJAX
Detailed Explanation for this Vulnerability Assessment
The remote web server contains a PHP script that is susceptible to
The remote host is running PAJAX, a PHP library for remote
The version of PAJAX installed on the remote host fails to validate
input to the 'pajax/pajax_call_dispatcher.php' script before using it
in a PHP 'eval()' function. An unauthenticated attacker can exploit
this flaw to execute arbitrary command on the remote host subject to
the rights of the web server user id.
In addition, the application also reportedly fails to validate input
to classnames before using it in a PHP 'require()' function in
'Pajax.class.php', which permits for local file include attacks.
See also :
Upgrade to PAJAX version 0.5.2 or later.
Network Security Threat Level:
High / CVSS Base Score : 7
Networks Security ID: 17519
Vulnerability Assessment Copyright: This script is Copyright (C) 2006 Tenable Network Security
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